Following Hurricane Ian’s landfall, vessel owners were given a 45-day grace period to bring derelict vessels into compliance or remove them from state waters.

Hurricane Ian Insured Losses Near $12.6B In Florida

With the total continuing to climb, estimated insured losses from Hurricane Ian have neared $12.6 billion, according to newly posted data on the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation website.
Boat damaged from Hurricane Ian in Lee County, Florida, Source: FWC

With the total continuing to climb, estimated insured losses from Hurricane Ian have neared $12.6 billion, according to newly posted data on the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation website.

The data showed an estimated $12,576,696,298 in insured losses as of Wednesday, up from $10,271,655,453 a month earlier.

The new data showed that 669,639 claims had been reported from the hurricane, including 463,979 claims involving residential property.

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Other types of claims included such things as commercial property and auto damage.

As of Wednesday, 310,233 claims had been closed with payments made, while 153,309 claims had been closed without payments.

The Category 4 Ian made landfall on Sept. 28 in Southwest Florida before crossing the state. Lee County has had the most claims reported, with 238,633 as of Wednesday.

It was followed by Charlotte County, with 100,052 claims, and Sarasota County, with 68,173 claims.

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