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With reserve releases fading and carriers reporting worse results, some analysts think more insurers will either raise rates or walk away from unprofitable business.

NU Online News Service, March 4, 3:03 p.m. EST

As more evidence accumulates that insurers are using less reserves to augment earnings, pressure will mount on underwriting and force carriers to begin raising rates by near double-digit figures in 2012, according to a financial analyst.

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