xiii, 241 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The crisis : a long time coming How the industry got where it is : a rogues' gallery How the industry got where it is today : unpaid claims and the storm after Hurricane Katrina How the industry got where it is today : foreign takeovers, unregulated reinsurers, insurer and claimant fraud The view from outside : a report card on state regulation Trends : the next decade The public uproar and a crescendo of distrust Fifty nonuniform state fiefdoms Winds of change: how to improve the industry The solution : UFOIL : a two-step process of consumerization and federalization.