facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Oklahoma tornado insurance losses: $250 million and rising

June 6, 2013 at 1:46 PM   |   Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 6 (UPI) -- The value of insured losses from May's tornadoes in Oklahoma is at nearly $250 million and expected to rise, the state insurance commissioner said.

Tornado-related insurance claims since May 19 totaled 32,000 as of Tuesday, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak said, including over 13,900 claims by homeowners, 720 commercial property claims and nearly 17,500 automobile claims.

Doak earlier estimated the insurance losses from the May 20 tornado alone could top $2 billion, The (Oklahoma City) Oklahoman reported Thursday.

"The victims can rest assured that we (the state insurance commission) will be here to provide help until the last claim is filed," Doak said in a statement.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
California officer allegedly stole nude photos during arrest California officer allegedly stole nude photos during arrest
2
[UPDATE] Two Calif. deputies killed, two others shot [UPDATE] Two Calif. deputies killed, two others shot
3
California Marine dies in Islamic State mission in Iraq California Marine dies in Islamic State mission in Iraq
4
Lauren Hill's cancer won't stop teen from playing basketball Lauren Hill's cancer won't stop teen from playing basketball
5
Canada reflects on a week of domestic terror Canada reflects on a week of domestic terror
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback