TITLE

Killer Tornadoes Strike in Six Southern States

AUTHOR(S)
Hemenway, Chad
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Best's Review;Mar2008, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the mid-winter tornado outbreaks in six states in the U.S. on February 5, 2008 which killed almost 60 people and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage. The said catastrophe has made insurers in the Midsouth to process continuously thousands of claims. Tennessee Farmers Insurance has received about 2,370 claims, which include claims for substantial damages to homes and businesses, automobile claims and homeowner claims.
ACCESSION #
31203348

 

Related Articles

  • Consumers: Be Prepared and Be Aware of Scam Artists and Unlicensed Activity in the Wake of Storms.  // Insurance Broadcasting;7/7/2014, p1 

    The article offers tips from the Pennsylvania Insurance Department for consumers on being prepared for potential weather-related damage. The tips offered include immediately contacting insurance company to report loss and filing the claim, taking photographs and video before any clean-up or...

  • Katrina set to cost insurers over £11bn. McMillan, Paul // Money Marketing;9/8/2005, p2 

    Reports on the catastrophic effects brought about by Hurricane Katrina on insurance companies in the U.S. Determination of the approximate cost of property and structural damage; Uncertainty among reinsurers regarding approximate value of claims as a result of the complexity of the damage caused...

  • AFTER THE STORM.  // Contract Journal;8/3/2005, Vol. 429 Issue 6536, p1 

    Reports on the property damage caused by a tornado that hit Birmingham, England in August 2005.

  • Tornado is first confirmed, most costly storm in Stephens County history. Treul, Don // Breckenridge American;4/12/2008, Vol. 136, p1B 

    The article reports on the cost of the damages caused by the tornado that hit Stephens County in Texas on April 9, 2008. According to the National Weather Service, the tornado had a strength of an F1 or F2 on a scale up to F5. It turned out to be the most damaging and costly storm in the...

  • Deadly tornadoes spawn claims in mulitple states. Bradford, Michael // Business Insurance;11/18/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 46, p3 

    Reports that insurers in the U.S. are handling thousands of claims due to damage caused to property by a series of tornadoes that hit the South and the Midwestern states in the beginning of November 2002. Costs incurred to the insurers due to the tornado; Worth of claims in Tennessee, Ohio and...

  • Tornadoes Caused Much Insured Damage In Mankato.  // Minnesota Insurance;Aug2010, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p8 

    The article reports on the damage of houses due to the three tornadoes which struck in Mankato, Minnesota in which there are around 10,000 damaged home with insurance claims.

  • Catastrophe claims total $1.125B in second quarter.  // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;8/16/93, Vol. 97 Issue 33, p4 

    Reports on property-casualty insurance companies' payment of property damage claims arising from catastrophes in the second quarter of 1993. Amount of payment; Number of tornadoes that hit the country in 1992 and 1993; Loss estimates.

  • Disasters hit insurers to tune of $2.1 billion.  // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/18/99, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p26 

    Reveals the amount of claims facing United States property and casualty insurers in the third quarter of 1999 due to Hurricane Floyd and other natural disasters. Number of claims made; Year-to-date catastrophe losses; Consequences of dwindling reserves.

  • USAA Offers Tips to Those Affected by Moore Tornado.  // Insurance Broadcasting;5/23/2013, p1 

    The article presents tips offered by the organization United Services Automobile Association (USAA) to those affected by storms and tornadoes. It suggests taking reasonable steps to protect property from further damages such as by boarding up windows. It further suggests taking photographs of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics