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