Figures

June 4, 2007

25%

The percentage of the District of Columbia’s fire hydrants that the District’s fire chief says need replacement or urgent repairs.

$11.4 million

The damage award for two victims as ordered by a Mineola, N.Y., jury in finding the Diocese of Rockville and one of its churches negligent in a case of sex abuse by a youth minister. The U.S. Conference of Bishops estimates abuse-related costs from lawsuits have exceeded $1.5 billion.

27th

Where Maine ranked among states in a recent study of 2006 workers’ compensation costs by Actuarial and Technical Solutions. The ranking is an improvement over the years 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 when Maine came in 35th, 32nd and 28th respectively.

24%

The medical malpractice insurance rate decrease being sought in Connecticut by MedPro, which only three years ago asked to hike rates by some 90 percent.

125

The number of years since the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York Inc. came into being.

75%

The percent chance that the Atlantic Hurricane Season will be above normal this year, according to experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center.

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Insurance Journal West June 4, 2007
June 4, 2007
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