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Host of re/insurers seek reimbursement after paying out $1bn for Lahaina wildfires

January 25, 2024

More than 140 insurance industry plaintiffs, including State Farm, Swiss Re and Lloyd’s, have reportedly joined lawsuits filed against utilities and landowners related to the Maui, Hawaii wildfires, which destroyed much of Lahaina and killed 100 people back in August of 2023.

According to a Honolulu Civil Beat report, insurance industry players are now seeking to collect reimbursements for claims paid to policyholders, which total more than $1 billion in West Maui for residential property alone.

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