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KCC Estimates U.S. Insured Losses from Hurricane Nate Could Reach $500M

Based on high resolution wind and storm surge models, Karen Clark & Company (KCC) has estimated that the insured loss in the U.S. from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million. KCC’s modeled loss estimates include insured wind and …

Insurance Industry Tallies Irma’s Mounting Losses in Florida

With two Florida landfalls in the same day, Hurricane Irma‘s destructive wind and flood damage could cost up to $65 billion for both insured and uninsured losses, according to a recent estimate by CoreLogic. Residential property flood loss is estimated …

Here’s What a Category 5 Hurricane Could Do to Florida

Florida hasn’t suffered a category 5 storm since Hurricane Andrew hit the north Miami area on Aug. 24 1992, but the risk of such a storm has not gone away or even declined. In fact, the state’s risk of destruction …

25 Years Later…What If an Andrew-Type Storm Hit Florida Today?

Though Florida hasn’t suffered a category 5 storm since Hurricane Andrew hit the north Miami area on Aug. 24 1992, the risk of such a storm has not gone away or even declined. In fact, the state’s risk of destruction …

25 Years Later: How Florida’s Insurance Industry Has Changed Since Hurricane Andrew

Aug. 24, 1992 was anything but a typical Monday for Robert Reynolds as he drove through debris-filled roads and devastation on the way to his family-run agency then located just north of Homestead, Fla. Hurricane Andrew had just barreled through …

Florida’s First Hurricane in 11 Years ‘Could Have Been a Lot Worse’ for Industry

The 11-year hurricane drought in Florida is officially over. While preliminary damage estimates and claims are still trickling in from Hurricane Hermine, Florida’s first named hurricane since 2005, the consensus from the insurance industry is it could have been a …

Karen Clark & Co. Announces 2 Additions to Senior Management Team

Karen Clark & Co. (KCC), a catastrophic risk management consulting and modeling firm, announced two additions to its senior management team — Nozar Kishi and Christopher Mossey. Kishi assumes the role of vice president, Model Development, and will lead several …

Karen Clark Adds US Earthquake Reference Model to Modeling Platform

Karen Clark & Company (KCC) has released a new US earthquake Reference Model as part of the RiskInsight open loss modeling platform. The earthquake model is based on the latest 2014 US Geological Survey (USGS) report incorporating updated seismicity assumptions …

Karen Clark & Company Updates RiskInsight Modeling Platform

Software product and consulting service provider Karen Clark & Company (KCC) has released RI4, an update to the RiskInsight open loss modeling platform. The update includes enhanced global mapping capabilities, more detailed and interactive underwriter and CEO dashboards, and advanced …

Report: Florida Cities Most Vulnerable to Storm Surge

Four of the top eight cities most vulnerable to a major storm surge are located in Florida, according to a new report released by Karen Clark & Company (KCC). The 2015 “Most Vulnerable U.S. Cities to Storm Surge Flooding” study …