Florida's Hurricane Insurers' Ratings Weather the Storms
- Equity Analysts: Hurricane Charley's Billions In Insured Losses Should Be 'Manageable' Lysiak, Fran Matso // Best's Review;Sep2004, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p13
Details the views of several equity analysts on the losses from Hurricane Charley which hit Florida on August 13, 2004. Manageability of the losses from Hurricane Charley of the publicly traded companies that do business in the state; Estimated worth of the insured losses.
- Quake damage unlikely to top $80M: AIR. Casale, Jeff // Business Insurance;11/19/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 47, p33
The article reports that insured losses from a major earthquake that rocked the northern coast of Chile will not exceed $80 million. Boston, Massachusetts-based AIR said the area in northern Chile where the quake struck is sparsely populated, though shockwaves could be felt in Santiago, the...
- Business interruption losses mount in Bermuda. Bradford, Michael // Business Insurance;9/29/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 39, p21
Local insurers in Bermuda Islands are sticking with their initial estimates that their losses from Hurricane Fabian will amount to no more than $125 million, even though some industry estimates have been significantly greater. Total insured losses will be somewhat higher, the insurers...
- A trend analysis of normalized insured damage from natural disasters. Barthel, Fabian; Neumayer, Eric // Climatic Change;Jul2012, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p215
As the world becomes wealthier over time, inflation-adjusted insured damages from natural disasters go up as well. This article analyzes whether there is still a significant upward trend once insured natural disaster loss has been normalized. By scaling up loss from past disasters, normalization...
- News Global - Cats cost insurers US$36 bln in 2010 ?" Swiss Re. // MiddleEast Insurance Review;Jan2011, p52
The article offers information on insured losses caused due to catastrophes in 2010. It states that insured losses from catastrophes in 2010 so far have totaled 36 billion dollars, 34 percent higher than 2009. It mentions that worldwide economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made...
- Ivan: Three And Counting. Ruquet, Mark E. // National Underwriter / P&C;9/20/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 35, p6
Reports on the devastation caused by Hurricane Ivan in the U.S. States affected by the hurricane; Estimates of damages caused by the storm; Insured losses from the hurricane; Effect of the hurricane on in property and casualty insurance company.
- Beyond Boundaries. CanagaRetna, Sujit M. // State News (Council of State Governments);Oct2005, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p11
Focuses on the economic impact of Hurricane Katrina across the U.S. Estimated insured losses caused by the hurricane; Effect of the hurricane on the oil product of the Gulf Coast; Impact of the hurricane on the movement of ports in the region.
- Dennis Menaces Offshore Platforms. Ruquet, Mark E. // National Underwriter / P&C;7/18/2005, Vol. 109 Issue 27, p6
The article focuses on the insurance damages related to hurricane Dennis, which is estimated by modeling firms to be in the $1 billion to $4 billion range. Even though catastrophe modelers put Dennis damage estimates below insured losses for Hurricane Ivan, a $7 billion storm that made landfall...
- After Andrew, Insurers Are Better Prepared. Suszynski, Marie // Best's Review;Sep2004, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p13
Reports on the capabilities of the U.S. insurance industry to deal with the destruction from Hurricane Charley which hit Florida on August 13, 2004. Importance of the lessons learned by insurers from Hurricane Andrew in 1992; Estimated worth of the losses from Hurricane Charley.