Agents, Carriers Batten Down For Hurricane Isabel

As Hurricane Isabel approached the eastern United States last week, initial estimates suggested that its impact on property-casualty insurers would be less than the force of Hurricane Hugo, the last major hurricane to hit the mid-Atlantic states.

Although Isabel had not yet made landfall by press time, it was expected to move north across North Carolina and Virginia and move through western Pennsylvania and western New York state before dissipating in Canada.

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