Insurance companies may pay out over $2 billion from U.S. weather damages

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The United States has been facing some extreme weather and the last 10 days of December led to significant losses. The extreme weather seen throughout many parts of the United States last month, particularly during the last ten days, has led to some significant losses for insurance companies, with estimates suggesting that payouts could top $2 billion. This estimate was made by Aon Benfield, the reinsurance broker, which recently announced its predictions. The flooding, tornadoes, hail, snow and winds throughout the last ten days of December led to the deaths…

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