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In a March PropertyCasualty360 article, Claims magazine Editor-in-Chief Patti Harman wrote that ”the rise of social inflation in the insurance industry or nuclear verdicts, as they are known in the legal industry, is creating a chilling effect for insurers.” The trend has picked up steam over the past decade since the introduction of the ‘reptile theory,’ with jury verdicts against insurers increasingly surpassing the $10 million mark.

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Heather Turner

Heather Turner is digital managing editor of NU PropertyCasualty360.

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