Could strong financials be hiding a market that's growing soft within?

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By Chad C. Karls | 01 October 2010

Despite the recent softening of the medical professional liability (MPL) market, the sector continues to post strong financial results. However, there are indicators that claim frequency may be increasing, and defense costs per claim are definitely on the rise. Combined with the uncertain consequences of healthcare reform, the soft MPL market is likely to pose some significant challenges for the industry in the future.