PRODUCTS LIABILITY INSURANCE, 2004-2013

($000)

Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3)
2004 $3,401,867 24.8% 152.4 -13.5 pts.
2005 3,546,009 4.2 131.1 -21.3
2006 3,621,671 2.1 77.8 -53.3
2007 3,265,035 -9.8 99.8 22.0
2008 2,777,587 -14.9 124.0 24.2
2009 2,365,681 -14.8 124.0 (4)
2010 2,050,619 -13.3 157.1 33.1
2011 2,320,540 13.2 160.0 2.9
2012 2,575,225 11.0 102.7 -57.3
2013 2,718,879 5.6 155.3 52.6
(1) After reinsurance transactions, excludes state funds. (2) After dividends to policyholders. A drop in the combined ratio represents an improvement; an increase represents a deterioration. (3) Calculated from unrounded data. (4) Less than 0.1 point. Source: SNL Financial LC.