Brokers Find Calif. Surplus Lines Boom Slowing

NU Online News Service, Jan. 12, 11:08 a.m.EST?The demand for surplus lines insurance in California,which had seen the business grow by over 100 percent, increasedonly eight percent last year, a brokers trade groupreported.[@@]

The Surplus Line Association of California said premium businessexceeded $5 billion in 2004, or slightly more than 8 percent over2003.

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