Workers' compensation is the largest of all commercial lines of insurance. Its compulsory nature ensures that the changes in the price and availability of the this vital type of insurance will quickly get the attention of businesses and regulators in every state. This presentation provides a comprehensive overview and outlook for the workers compensation insurance industry within the context of the property/casualty insurance industry generally. Issues of special interest to the workers compensation markets are also addressed, including terrorism, mold, reserving and medical cost inflation.
The following presentation is called "Workers Compensation: The Industry’s Quiet Crisis? An Overview and Outlook for Workers Compensation Markets Today". It was presented by Dr. Robert P. Hartwig on April 24, 2003.