The Distribution of the Insurance Market Effects of Tort Liability Reforms

@inproceedings{Born1998TheDO,
  title={The Distribution of the Insurance Market Effects of Tort Liability Reforms},
  author={Patricia Born and W. Kip Viscusi},
  year={1998}
}
This paper considers the effect of tort liability reforms on medical malpractice and general liability insurance markets. The primary reforms analyzed were damages caps and other liability reforms. These reforms decreased premiums, reduced losses, and improved the profitability of insurance companies based on evidence using detailed individual company by state data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Liability reforms reduce losses by much more than they diminish premiums… CONTINUE READING

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