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AM Best: Nonstandard Auto Insurers Aim for Improved Underwriting Results

Standard and nonstandard auto insurers are challenged by higher repair costs, labor and supply chain issues, and rising fatalities, said AM Best Associate Director David Blades and Associate Analyst Nasheeta Mahbub.

Dec. 12, 2023

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