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Insured Losses in Caribbean from Hurricane Maria Estimated at $40B-$85B: AIR

Industry insured losses for Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean will be between US$40 billion and US$85 billion, according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide. Puerto Rico alone accounts for more than 85 percent of the loss, said Boston-based AIR, which …

8 Ways Katrina Changed Commercial Property Insurance

Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans 10 years ago, is responsible for a number of changes in the commercial property insurance market. According to Rick Miller, U.S. property practice leader at Aon Risk Solutions, Katrina’s impact can be seen in …

Demand Surge Not An Issue For Sandy; Property Losses Near $19B

Although demand surge was an issue for the property/casualty industry following a trio of hurricanes in 2005, for Superstorm Sandy the demand-surge impact is minimal so far, an expert said recently. There has only been a price impact of 2 …