Workers' Comp insurance is the largest individual product segment in commercial lines market. It showed a profit in 2015, Fitch says. (Photo: Shutterstock)

After many years of losses, underwriting performance for the workers’ compensation line generated a significant profit in 2015, according to a new report from New York City-based Fitch Ratings.

The report also notes that competition is heating up, and Fitch expects a return to an underwriting loss by 2017 in the line.

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