A.M. Best Co's View: Commercial Lines

May 2010
Best's Review;May2010, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses the view of the rating agency A.M. Best Co. Inc. on the commercial lines segment in the U.S. The company notes a significant decline in the sector's premium base that contracted by nearly eight percent due to the recession. They add that the commercial automobile line suffered a decline in demand. They present their outlook that the segment will continue to face the challenges of the past and expects underwriting results and loss-reserve adequacy to deteriorate more.


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