This PowerPoint report, presented by Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute, offers an in-depth analysis of the workers compensation market. It focuses on the workers comp operating environment in the U.S. as a whole compared with California and discusses the state of the market in the wake of the Great Recession. The presentation also includes a summary of property/casualty insurance industry financial performance (profitability, underwriting performance and financial strength, premium growth, capital/capacity and investments). Another section provides a regulatory update, focusing on the implementation of Dodd-Frank and the status of the Federal Insurance Office. The report concludes with an update of healthcare reform and its implications for workers compensation.
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