Hurricane Dorian Resources

Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier and the Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) are committed to ensuring that companies assess damage from Hurricane Dorian and pay claims quickly.

Hurricane Claims Data

In the event of a hurricane or other natural disaster causing catastrophic damage in the state of Florida, it will likely become necessary for the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) to institute a data call for the purposes of collecting claims and other relevant information from insurance companies. This authority is mandated pursuant to Section 624.307, Florida Statutes.

Hurricane Dorian Claims Data

This aggregate information is compiled from claims data filed by insurers. It has not been audited or independently verified. Companies were required to begin submitting data on September 9, 2019 and the data covers all claims based on filings received by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation as of September 16, 2019. Additional data calls may be conducted.

Lines of Business Number of Claims Reported Number of Open Claims with Payment Number of Open Claims without Payment Number of Claims Closed with Payment Number of Claims Closed without Payment Percent of Claims Closed
Residential Property 2,288 66 1,388 420 414 36.5%
Homeowners 1,929 54 1,150 381 344 37.6%
Dwelling 199 5 147 10 37 23.6%
Mobile Homeowners 157 7 88 29 33 39.5%
Commercial Residential 3 0 3 0 0 0.0%
Commercial Property 156 1 101 20 34 34.6%
Private Flood 4 0 1 3 0 75.0%
Business Interruption 13 0 4 0 9 69.2%
Other Lines of Business 1,500 68 882 459 91 36.7%
TOTALS 3,961 135 2,376 902 548 36.6%

Total Estimated Insured Losses: 18,801,559

Hurricane Dorian Total Claims September 16, 2019:

Hurricane Dorian Map

OIR Announcements:

Florida Law Reminder for Early Prescription Refills

Additional Consumer Resources:

Executive Office of the Governor

Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Consumer Services

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Office of the Attorney General

Federal Emergency Management Agency/National Flood Insurance Program

National Association of Insurance Consumer Resources

For additional information, please contact the OIR Communications Office at

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