Oklahoma was the costliest state in the U.S. for natural-disaster claims last year as tornadoes spurred payouts.
Georgia tops a shocking list: most likely place to have property damaged by lightning.
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. are among insurers with the most at risk from Hurricane Earl, which threatens to graze North Carolina on Sept. 3.
New Zealand’s deadliest earthquake in eight decades may be the costliest natural disaster for insurers since 2008, according to estimates from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
U.S. property and casualty insurance sales rose for the first time in four years as carriers raised rates and individual and commercial clients expanded coverage amid an economic rebound.
Dog-bite claims for U.S. insurers climbed 5.5 percent last year to 17,359, breaking the record from 2003, as New York had the costliest attacks among states with the most incidents.
Colorado State University increased the number of storms it expects to develop during the Atlantic hurricane season to 10 from nine.