The Frequency of Excess Claims for Automobile Personal Injuries

Published in: Automobile Insurance: Road Safety, New Drivers, Risks, Insurance Fraud and Regulation (Huebner International Series on Risk, Insurance and Economic Security) / Edited By Georges Dionne, Claire Laberge-Nadeau. Norwell, Mass.:Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999), Chapt. 7, p. 131-149

Posted on on January 01, 1999

by Allan Abrahamse, Stephen J. Carroll

Read More

Access further information on this document at

This article was published outside of RAND. The full text of the article can be found at the link above.

This study analyzes the patterns of personal injury claims submitted across the states to estimate the extent of excess claiming (a claim for an alleged injury that is either nonexistent of unrelated to the accident).

This report is part of the RAND Corporation External publication series. Many RAND studies are published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, as chapters in commercial books, or as documents published by other organizations.

The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.