This article summarizes some key financial results for medical professional liability (MPL) specialty writers from the first quarter of 2018. The composite’s direct written premium through the first quarter of 2018 increased by 3.2% relative to 2017. The increase brought first quarter premium back above $2 billion. The MPL industry is now back in line with 2016 premium levels and marks the first increase of its kind in 12 years.
This article was originally published in the July 2018 issue of Medical Liability Monitor.