Georgia tops a shocking list: most likely place to have property damaged by lightning.
Oklahoma was the costliest state in the U.S. for natural-disaster claims last year as tornadoes spurred payouts.
Colorado State University increased the number of storms it expects to develop during the Atlantic hurricane season to 10 from nine.
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.
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.
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.
For landlord Peter Zagorianakos, terrorism insurance wasn’t a necessity until the bombs went off last April at the Boston Marathon and revealed a frightening pattern.