Insurance Assessments Likely Thanks to Jeanne, Raters Warn

Sigo, Shelly
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/29/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31979, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the effect of hurricane Jeanne on insurance assessment policies in Florida. Estimation on the damage caused by the hurricane; Payment distributed by the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (Cat fund) for the damages brought about by previous typhoons; Concept of the Catastrophe Fund.


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