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What Do You Get When You Cross March Madness With Insurance?

  A chance to win one billion dollars.  Quicken Loans and Berkshire Hathaway recently announced that they are teaming up to award one billion dollars to be shared by persons who correctly predict the winners of every game in this year’s men’s college basketball tournament.  Quicken is running the competition and paying Berkshire Hathaway an …

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Insurance by Number – Metrics in Litigation

Jurist and law professor Richard Posner recently commented on a common problem among lawyers, namely, that they believe they have a “math block.”  Jackson v. Pollion, 733 F.3d 786, 788 (7th Cir. 2013).  More recently, Judge and Mediator Wayne D. Brazil noted that even sophisticated risk analysts “cannot reliably determine the ‘discounted settlement value’ of a case” because of their …

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