Industry Responds to Forbes Article

November 15, 2006

Members of the title industry responded to the recent Forbes article (Inside America's Richest Insurance Racket, Nov. 13) with letters to the editor defending the industry.

ALTA also responded with a six-page letter to Steve Forbes. We will post new letters published in upcoming issues of Forbes, so members are encouraged to continue to let Forbes know of our outrage. Send your letters to: readers@forbes.com

To read the article and letters, go to www.forbes.com and click on the print edition at the bottom of the page. The article is in the Nov. 13 issue; the letters are in the Nov. 26 issue under "Readers Say."


Contact ALTA at 202-296-3671 or communications@alta.org.

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