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Regulator releases updated statewide insured loss data for October fires

News: 2017 Press Release

For Release: October 30, 2017
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Advisory: Regulator releases updated statewide insured loss data for October fires

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is announcing updated insured loss claims data provided by 15 major insurers for residential and commercial claims resulting from the October wildfires that swept across the state killing 42 people and damaging or destroying thousands of homes, businesses, vehicles, and equipment.

WHO:    California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones

WHEN: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
             1 p.m.

WHERE: California Department of Insurance, San Francisco
            45 Fremont Street, 22nd Floor Hearing Room
            San Francisco, CA 94105

DIAL IN:  (800) 230-1074 Media only


The California Department of Insurance, established in 1868, is the largest consumer protection agency in California. Insurers collect $310 billion in premiums annually in California. Since 2011 the California Department of Insurance received more than 1,000,000 calls from consumers and helped recover over $469 million in claims and premiums. Please visit the Department of Insurance website at Non-media inquiries should be directed to the Consumer Hotline at 800.927.4357. Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf (TDD), please dial 800.482.4833.

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