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Researchers Predict Above-Average Hurricane Season This Year

Apr 8 2021 // Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, citing the likely absence of El NiƱo as a primary factor. The CSU Tropical Meteorology Project team is...

California’s PG&E Sees Criminal Charges in 2019 Wildfire

Apr 8 2021 // A California prosecutor has filed 33 criminal charges accusing troubled Pacific Gas & Electric of inadvertently injuring six firefighters and endangering public health with smoke and ash in a 2019 fire blamed on its...

M4.0 Earthquake Confirmed in Los Angeles Area

Apr 7 2021 // A 4.0 magnitude earthquake gave the Los Angeles area a jolt before dawn Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The 4:44 a.m. quake was centered in the Inglewood area east of Los Angeles International Airport,...

Three Dozen California Bills Focus on Wildfire, Others Are Concerning for Insurance Industry

Apr 6 2021 // Roughly three dozen pieces of California legislation are directly related to wildfire, and while those bills should hold much interest for the insurance community, there are other bills making their rounds that should draw...

Oklahoma, Farmers Insurance Reach $25M Settlement Over Earthquake Claims

Apr 5 2021 // Oklahoma has reached a $25 million settlement with Farmers Insurance over the company’s handling of earthquake claims, state officials say. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and Insurance Commissioner Glen...

Hurricane Center: Delta Caused $2.9B in Damage

Apr 5 2021 // Hurricane Delta, which made landfall in southwestern Louisiana in early October 2020 about 11 miles from where the devastating Hurricane Laura hit a little more than a month earlier, cost $2.9 billion in the United States...

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