Extreme Events

Floods, earthquakes, other natural catastrophes; terrorist events; and mass torts.

Natural Catastrophe Subcommittee issue brief describing current issues in insurance ratemaking for catastrophic events. (December 1, 2008)
Terrorism Risk Insurance Subgroup comment letter to Congress on proposed legislation extending the federal terrorism insurance program. (September 19, 2007)
Mass Torts Subcommittee monograph providing an overview of asbestos claim issues and trends. (August 1, 2007)
Terrorism Risk Insurance Subgroup comments to the President's Working Group on Financial Markets on terrorism risk insurance issues. (April 21, 2006)
Terrorism Risk Insurance Subgroup testimony to an NAIC meeting on terrorism insurance issues. (March 29, 2006)
Mass Torts Subcommittee issue brief on current issues in asbestos litigation, including a summary of available litigation-related data and a highlight of recent changes in the litigation environment. (February 1, 2006)
The Terrorism Risk Insurance Subgroup's analysis of proposals to extend or replace the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002. (December 2, 2005)
Extreme Events Committee comment letter to the National Conference of Insurance Legislators summarizing the current state of the U.S. catastrophe insurance marketplace. (March 3, 2005)
Extreme Events Committee comment letter to the U.S. House in preparation for its consideration of proposed legislation to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002. (July 28, 2004)
Mass Torts Subcommittee testimony to the Property Casualty Insurance Committee meeting of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators on asbestos litigation reform. (July 10, 2003)
Workers' Compensation Subcommittee comments in response to a Federal Register request by the Treasury Department for comments on implementation of Title I of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 and the related April 15, 2003 Interim Final Rule. (May 16, 2003)
Medical Malpractice Insurance Subcommittee testimony to the Seante Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing on medical professional liability insurance. (March 13, 2003)
Mass Torts Subcommittee testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on asbestos litigation issues and trends. (March 5, 2003)
Workers' Compensation Subcommittee comments on a proposed federal backstop for potential terrorism-related workers' compensation losses. (October 10, 2002)
Mass Torts Subcommittee supplemental testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on asbestos litigation. (October 2, 2002)
Mass Torts Subcommittee testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on asbestos litigation. (September 25, 2002)
Extreme Events Committee monograph addressing terrorism-risk insurance coverage in the aftermath of September 11th. (May 1, 2002)
Casualty Practice Council letter to Senate on terrorism risk insurance legislation. (December 5, 2001)
Mass Tort Work Group overview of asbestos issues and trends. (December 1, 2001)
Casualty Practice Council testimony to the Senate Banking Committee as it considered various terrorism risk insurance proposals. (October 25, 2001)