Filed Under:Markets, E&S/Specialty

Swiss Re: U.S. Dominates 2012 Insured Cat Losses

Large-scale weather events in the U.S. dominated insurance losses in 2012, pushing global insured claims for the year to $77 billion, says a report from Swiss Re.

The year was the third most expensive on record with respect to insured losses, but was significantly lower than the highest ever recorded—which was 2011—when record earthquakes and flooding in the Asia Pacific region caused insured losses of $126 billion.

Featured Video

Most Recent Videos

Video Library ››

Top Story

5 ways insurance agencies can improve their websites

The way people use the Internet has changed over the past few years. Has your website changed with it?

Top Story

15 tips for driving safely on ice and snow

More than 800 people die each year in the U.S. in vehicle crashes caused by snow, sleet and freezing rain.

More Resources

Comments

eNewsletter Sign Up

Specialty Markets Insight eNewsletter

Receive updates and analyses on hard to place and challenging coverages. Sign Up Now!

Mobile Phone

Advertisement. Closing in 15 seconds.