Month: August 2017

Insurers need to keep a close eye on CTE in sports, says provider

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Brain injuries in sport are a growing problem and something the insurance industry needs to remain extra vigilant on, believes Sutton Special Risk president and CEO Greg Sutton. This was given even greater emphasis last week with the release of the report on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly known as CTE, by the Journal of [Continue]

Travel insurance companies are legally allowed to discriminate against disabled people – isn’t it about time someone challenged them?

Discrimination against disabled people is, in theory, banned in law, even if it’s depressingly common in practice. Unless, that is, you happen to be selling, say, travel insurance. Then the law says, go right ahead. Feel free to put the boot in. If that means people can’t travel well that’s just their bad luck. What’s [Continue]

Symbility and DeepLearni.ng Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Insurance

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TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2017 /CNW/ – Symbility Solutions Inc. (“Symbility”) (TSX.V: SY) a global software company focused on modernizing the insurance industry, has entered into a new partnership with DeepLearni.ng, a Toronto-based company providing artificial intelligence solutions for enterprise. The partnership will provide the knowledge and tools required to successfully introduce artificial intelligence into Symbility’s technology stack. By closely [Continue]