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Report: More than 456.5K Claims Filed in Texas After Winter Storm

September 24, 2021

A recently released report from the state’s insurance department shows more claims and higher average claim costs resulting from the severe and prolonged winter storm that enveloped Texas in mid-February than were previously reported.

In the report released Sept. 1, the Texas Department of Insurance detailed property/casualty claims data from Winter Storm Uri, which blanketed the state with sub-freezing temperatures, ice and snow from Feb. 11 through Feb. 19, 2021.

The report contains claims data submitted by insurers as of March 31, 2021, or 48 days after the beginning of the event and 40 days after the end of the event. Data was provided by Insurance Services Office Inc., TDI’s statistical agent.

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