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U.S. Disasters Top Global Insured-Loss List for 2012
Last year’s five biggest insured-loss events occurred in the United States; Sandy heads the list.
U.S. natural disasters dominated insurance losses this year, with the top five insured-loss events occurring in the U.S. between March and October of 2012, according to Swiss Re.
Topping this list are Hurricane Sandy -- with insured losses estimated at up to $25 billion -- and the widespread drought that has cost the country $11 billion in agricultural losses.
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