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Jones issued a formal notice to all property & casualty insurance companies on Jan. 29 reminding them of their duty to cover damages from the recent mudslides and debris flows. Jones issued a formal notice to all property & casualty insurance companies on Jan. 29 reminding them of their duty to cover damages from the recent mudslides and debris flows. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The wildfires in California in 2017 were devastating, but almost worse were the mudslides that followed. Insurers doing business in California were aware that they would be facing significant losses and thousands of claims, but the magnitude of the damage only became available recently.

Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at djacob@alm.com.

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