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Insurance Journal South Central

2007 Excess, Surplus and Specialty Markets Directory, Vol. II; 2nd Quarter Market Survey

Insurance Journal South Central
July 23, 2007
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Inside This Issue

PRIMARY COVERAGE

2007 Ark. workers' comp bills

Rules for second injuries, coverage waivers passed

Funding for weather satellites

U.S. Senate panel weighs options

South Texas counties question FEMA maps

Agency says they'll be released in September

$1 billion in reinsurance approved for TWIA

Texas commissioner balks at non-traditional capital

La. legislature passes insurance measures

Package includes insurer incentive plan

Okla. court strikes portion of workers' comp measure

Says law can't bar medical evidence

Industry supports terrorism insurance bill

But not all agree with nuclear-biological-chemical-radioactive mandate

FBI data mining targets include insurance fraud suspects

ID thefts, real estate transactions, car accidents all searched by government

Identity theft cases limited compared to security breaches

GAO reports says evidence of subsequent ID theft is 'limited'

P/C industry net income, overall profitability slips slightly

1st quarter premium growth weakest 1st quarter since1992

U.S. P/C insurers' paid $2.1 billion for 2nd quarter cats

Losses resulting from a total of six catastrophes in 25 states

Bermuda shorted as more U.S. captives form onshore

Aon report says Vt. leads, followed by Hawaii, N.Y., Ariz. and S.C.

Supreme Court raises bar for securities fraud suits

Move could lead to early dismissal of more lawsuits

Treasury chief vows review of U.S. financial services regulation

Goal will be to make changes to better reflect modern markets

Wind insurance costly, scarce on Gulf Coast

Study affirms what businesses, agents already know

Agents question Texas Select unearned commission policy

Special deputy receiver provides answers

MARKET FEATURES

SPECIAL REPORT: Excess and Surplus Lines

Building the case for excess casualty coverage

Rising tort costs, increasing litigation trends dictate need for higher liability

2007 National Directory of

Excess, Surplus and Specialty Markets, Vol. II

SPECIAL REPORT: Excess and Surplus Lines

Congress gets serious about surplus lines insurance reform

Bill passes House, heads for Senate and supporters hope for passage by year-end

SPECIAL REPORT: Excess and Surplus Lines

Reeling in the new recruits

New career initiative hopes to attract young professionals to E&S market

Control experience modification factor, before it controls you

Moving employers to take the right steps to reduce experience mod factors

Spotlight: Market Survey

Top 25 P/C insurer premium gainers

Oil and gas coverages

All policies are not the same

IDEA EXCHANGE

Growing Your Property Casualty Agency

Creatively communicate with your carriers

Carrier Watch

Commercial lines insurers' stocks up; M&A activity steady

Managing energy industry risks

Volatile world makes carrier choice even more important

Closing Quote: The tale of two states

Florida and Louisiana offer carriers distinct choices