Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association News

RMIIA: Colorado Hailstorm Caused $213M in Insured Losses

Insurers say a hailstorm last month carried a hefty price tag. Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association spokeswoman Carole Walker said Monday the Sept. 29 storm pounded thousands of vehicles and roofs, causing an estimated $213 million in insured losses. The …

One Year Later Insurance Losses From Black Forest Fire $420.5M

A year after the massive Black Forest Fire stuck Colorado, insured losses are now estimated at $420.5 million, according estimates released by the to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association on Thursday. The Black Forest community in El Paso County …

Nearly $110M Damages From Colorado Hail, Wind, Flooding in May

Hail, wind and flooding in May caused an estimated $109.3 million in insured losses resulting from 28,442 auto and homeowners insurance claims filed, an insurance group reported on Monday. The damage estimates include 18,538 car insurance claims adding up to …

Insurer Group: Colorado’s Black Forest Fire $292.8 Million

The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history caused $292.8 million in insured losses, according to a preliminary report issued on Monday by the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association. The estimates include roughly 3,630 homeowner and auto insurance claims being filed …

Wildfires, Hail Take Toll on Colorado Homeowners Insurance

It’s safe to say there’s a lot going on in the homeowners insurance scene in Colorado, where homeowners insurance rates are likely to be on the rise for some time. Insured losses from the recently doused Black Forest fire should …

Insurance Group: Colorado’s Black Forest Fire Likely to Top $100M

The official count on total insured losses from the Black Forest Fire in Colorado should be released soon, and the single most destructive wildfire in the state’s history is likely to exceed $100 million – marking two years in a …

Mistake Made Handling Colorado Waldo Canyon Fire: Report

A dispatcher made a mistake when she failed to relay a 911 call about a wildfire hours before it roared out of control, but no one knows if it would have made a difference in the damage it caused, according …

Colorado Springs Wildfire Expected To Create Jobs

Economists say a wildfire that burned 346 homes and scorched 28 square miles in the Colorado Springs area over the summer could provide an economic boost over the next five years. Insurance claims for the contents and homes damaged in …

Report: Insured Losses in Colorado Wildfires Nearly $450 Million

The two most destructive wildfires in Colorado’s history will cost insurers roughly $450 million, a regional insurance association said on Tuesday. The massive figure for insured losses comes from the total 600 homes destroyed and other damages, according to the …

Taking Account of Colorado’s Wildfires

As adjusters and homeowners have increasing access to fire damaged areas at the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado just how large a figure will result from what are likely to go down as the state’s two most destructive wildfires is …