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Lightning-Related Insurance Claims

Lightning-Related Insurance Claims

There is a strong observed correlation between higher temperatures and the frequency of lightning-induced insured losses in the United States. Each marker represents aggregate monthly U.S. lightning-related insurance claims paid by one large national insurer over a five-year period, 1991-1995. All else being equal, these claims are expected to increase with temperature.1,2,3  Image Reference: Mills1



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