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October 13, 2022


Whether your house is in an area prone to hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, hail, or wildfires, it's important to know what your insurance covers or excludes.


The IIS's Global Priorities Survey found that the percentage of executives saying that geopolitical conflicts are a top priority soared from 5% in 2021 to 42% in 2022.
A US Treasury Department request for public input on a potential federal cyber insurance program highlights a coverage gap for US companies as insurers reduce offerings.
The waters have receded, but the stink lingers. As Emma Reynolds Ezell surveys the damage that a night of 100-mile-per-hour winds wrought on her orange groves, she just can't get over the stench. It's nothing like the usual sweet citrus scent that drifts on the breeze.
The shuttering of a state agency that was created to manage growth in Florida's vulnerable coastal areas may have helped fuel the steady development that during Hurricane Ian resulted in some of the largest insured property losses in state history.
The rate hike for residential property insurance policies was a move the insurance department blamed on the rising costs of reinsurance.
Consumers didn't shop as much for homeowners and auto insurance in the second quarter of 2022 amid fewer home and auto sales.
The composite rates for both commercial and personal lines rose in the third quarter, according to new data from MarketScout.
Property and casualty insurance providers across the country wrote more than $797 billion in premiums in 2021.
The downgrade of one of Tower Hill's insurance companies has led to new speculation that they could be the next insurer to falter in FL.
Major manufacturers and sellers of products containing PFAS have already been the subject of state-driven litigation and class action lawsuits.


It was not that long ago that Floridians were dealing with a two-year red tide event following Hurricane Irma where mounds of dead fish lined the west Florida beaches.
The efforts to clean up the debris and garbage from Hurricane Ian are ongoing in Lee and Collier counties. 
RMS published a $53-$74 billion estimate of the range of losses coming to private market insurers from Hurricane Ian.
Damaged infrastructure created new obstacles for claims adjusters responding to Hurricane Ian.
The number of claims filed continues to rise with estimated insured losses of over $4.2 billion.
Across Florida, Hurricane Ian trampled through about 4 million acres of farmland, according to the latest figures from the Agriculture Department.
Two stretches of the southern Mississippi River were reopened to commercial traffic after dredging operations deepened the shipping channel.
Lloyd’s of London is investigating a possible cyber attack and has taken initial precautions in response.
Lloyd's of London recently said that their investigation into a possible cyberattack had found no evidence of data compromise. 


The California Geological Survey has released updated tsunami hazard maps for seven counties to help users determine whether they are in areas at risk for inundation and for planning. 


Drivers using advanced driver assistance systems like Tesla (TSLA.O) Autopilot or General Motors (GM.N) Super Cruise often treat their vehicles as fully self-driving despite warnings, a new study has found.
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