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Workers’ Compensation Results Likely to Weaken Next Year: Fitch

After three banner years, the U.S. workers compensation market will face increasing pricing pressure and an erosion in results heading into next year. That means 2019 will be closer to a break-even combined ratio rather than a profitable one, Fitch …

Fitch: Workers’ Compensation Weakest Segment; Combined Ratio Worst in 10 Years

Workers’ compensation, the largest commercial lines segment representing approximately 18 percent of commercial lines net written premiums in 2011, posted a statutory combined ratio of 117 percent in 2011, according to a new report by Fitch Ratings. This result is …

Workers’ Compensation Turn a Profit? Fahgettaboudit!

Workers’ compensation carriers with visions of profits over the next few years are dreaming. It ain’t goin’ to happen, according to insurance analysts at Standard & Poors Ratings Services. “All signs are pointing to more unprofitable years ahead for the …