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During renewals the insurer will also use actuarial studies to look at incurred losses, paid losses and its loss reserves, and apply what's known as the loss development factor, or LDF, which corrects errors in estimating loss reserves and projects the additional expected costs for a group of claims.
* Ultimate losses = Incurred losses x Loss development factor x Claims inflation factor
Note that the 12 to 24 month loss development factor is large, primarily because of the emergence of IBNR claims during this period.
A completion factor is then calculated equal to (1-1/LDF), where LDF is the account's incurred loss development factor based on data maturity.
As CIP exposures contain the risk of subcontractors where historical loss performance is unavailable, all too often we find insurers and brokers relying exclusively on predetermined loss development factors or unmodified state loss costs promulgated by NCCI or ISO.
Loss development factors often come into play when carriers estimate the future value of current claims; there is also consideration for claims that have been incurred but have not yet been reported or reflected in the insured's loss data.
Examples of external information that actuaries often consider are loss development factors and trends in claim frequency, severity and loss rates.
In the past year, working with Towers Perrin's actuarial department, Waterman and his team developed a database of public entity loss costs, loss development factors and increased limits factors to compare client loss data to ISO.
The estimate is based on inspections by adjusters and the company's historical loss development factors.
Many critical assumptions underlie rate changes--assumptions such as loss development factors, loss cost trends, factors to convert historical premiums to current premiums, projected investment income, and assumed underwriting expenses.