Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Sandy is a storm that will live in infamy. Though not yet considered the costliest (or the deadliest, thank goodness) of U.S. natural disasters, the hurricane-turned-cyclone delivered an economic sucker punch to millions of businesses and households, causing widespread power outages and a swath of massive flooding- and wind-related damages.

The “superstorm” also generated a staggering number of P&C claims, including more than 230,000 auto losses, as well as immediate, multifaceted logistical challenges to catastrophe adjusters, some of whom reported spending 2 hours a day in gas station lines to refuel at the height of the post-storm chaos (and immediately after losing all their earthly possessions).

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.