Study: BIGGEST BANG FOR THE BUCK: Washington’s State-Run Workers Compensation System (September 14, 2010). Finds that Washington State's insurance industry-sponored initiative, I-1082, would increase costs, reduce benefits.
New AIR Study: MEDICAL LIABILITY AND MALPRACTICE
INSURANCE IN NEW YORK STATE (March 23, 2011). Examines over 30 years of New York insurance data proving that New York’s insurance rate increases and decreases are not driven by the legal system or jury verdicts, and that the causes of and solutions to any insurance problems that exist here lie not with the legal system (i.e., capping damages) but with the business practices of the insurance industry.
National Consumer Group Slams Insurer "Tort Cost" Report (January 28, 2010)
True Risk: Medical Liability, Malpractice Insurance and Health Care (July 22, 2009)
News Release: Consumer Fact Sheets on Medical Liability, Tort Reform and National Health Care (May 13, 2009)
Link to Fact Sheets
Consumer Groups Say Market Forces, Not Claims, Caused Med Mal Crisis (Insurance Journal , March 29, 2007)
New Study in Illiniois Malpractice Debate (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 29, 2007)
New Data Confirms That Doctors Were Price-Gouged by the Insurance Industry During this Decade (March 28, 2007)
This study, Stable Losses/Unstable Rates 2007, shows that over the last 30 years, medical malpractice payouts, including jury awards, have tracked medical inflation while premiums have gyrated up and down in sync with the economy, interest rates and investment income.
The Insurance Industry’s Troubling Response To Hurricane Katrina (News Release, January 11, 2006)(PDF)
The Insurance Industry
Wants to Make Their Problem
Your Problem. We Say No!
Their problem: Poor business practices, shady accounting,
money lost in the stock and bond markets.
Theyve even scared some people into fighting their
battle for them,
like doctors, patients, homeowners and small businesses.
Why do they want to shift their responsibility for
investment losses and mismanagement to us?
What else are they up to?
Insurance companies want to solve their business problems
on the backs of policyholders and weaken our civil justice system.
MEMBERS OF AMERICANS FOR INSURANCE REFORM
Reform the insurance industry instead of
lose your rights to have your claims paid
and hold wrongdoers accountable in court.
For more information about this problem
and measures that can help
see AIR's mission statement.