Irma Claims Already Exceed Matthew, Hermine

Sep 19, 2017

State regulators say the 335,000 insurance claims filed by Hurricane Irma victims already outstrip the two storms that blasted Florida last year.

Hurricane Irma's massive girth assured most of Florida experienced at least tropical storm-force winds. Irma insurance claims already exceed Matthew and Hermine.
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So far, Irma claims total $1.9 billion in property losses, according to the Office of Insurance Regulation. Hurricane Matthew’s 119 thousand claims totaled $1.2 billion in losses.

Hurricane Hermine left insurance companies juggling nearly 20,000 claims totaling $139 million in losses.

Irma claims are heaviest in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Collier and Lee counties.