Mississippi Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina

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Hurricane Katrina Related Press Releases

2007 Katrina Related Press Releases
2006 Katrina Related Press Releases
2005 Katrina Related Press Releases


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Hurricane Katrina Related Bulletins

2006 Katrina Related Bulletins
  • 2006-10 Clarification of bulletin 2005-8, as Amended (8/21/2006)
  • 2006-8 Statute of limitations on insurance contracts (6/8/2006)
  • 2006-7 (Amended) Relicensing of emergency adjusters due to Hurricane Katrina (5/16/2006)
  • 2006-3 Suspension of 180-day deadline for making repairs or providing notification of intent to make a claim for additional liability (2/24/2006)
  • 2006-2 Hurricane Katrina Mediation Program (2/3/2006)
  • 2006-1 Notice of claim and/or proof of loss statements (Issued January 26, 2006)
  • 2005-13 (Amended) Extension of coverage for damaged property due to hurricane Katrina (Issued January 27, 2006)
  • 2005-8 (Amended) Attorney General's Office issued an Opinion advising that public adjusters may come into the State of Mississippi and perform adjusting services on behalf of insureds.  (Issued September 16, 2005) (Amended Issued 4/26/06)
2005 Katrina Related Bulletins
  • 2005-13 Extension of coverage for damaged property due to hurricane Katrina (Issued November 4, 2005)
  • 2005-12 The moratorium on the cancellation/non-renewal for the non-payment of premiums is hereby extended for 30 additional days (Issued October 26, 2005)
  • 2005-11 Promulgate emergency regulations and guidelines to promote and secure the safety and protection of the citizens of this state.
  • 2005-10 Approval letters (Issued September 28, 2005)
  • 2005-9 Clarification of Bulletin 2005-7 (Issued September 28, 2005)
  • 2005-8 (Amended) Attorney General's Office issued an Opinion advising that public adjusters may come into the State of Mississippi and perform adjusting services on behalf of insureds.  (Issued September 16, 2005) (Amended Issued 4/26/06)
  • 2005-7 The 60-day moratorium began on August 29,2005, the date Hurricane Katrina hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast (Issued September 15, 2005)
  • 2005-6 MID has been working with Mississippi consumers and the insurance industry to ensure that Mississippians impacted by Hurricane Katrina are treated fairly and receive compensation in a timely manner (Issued September 7, 2005)


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Hurricane Katrina Related Regulations

2007 Katrina Related Regulations
  • 2007-3 Special Non-Binding Arbitration Program for Personal Lines Residential Insurance Claims Resulting from Hurricane Katrina (4/2/2007)
  • 2006-4 Availability of Hurricane Katrina Special Mediation Program to Parties in Litigation (5/2/2007)
    • 2006-4 (EMERGENCY REGULATION) Availability of Hurricane Katrina Special Mediation Program to Parties in Litigation, as amended (Extension filed 2/26/2007)
    • Proposed 2006-4 (4/3/2007)
2005 Katrina Related Regulations
  • 2005-2 Special Mediation Program for Personal Lines Residential Insurance Claims Resulting from Hurricane Katrina


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Hurricane Katrina Mediation Program

Mediation Program Resources

Hurricane Katrina Mediation Program Results

5,184 requests for mediation cases filed
2,840 mediations settled at conference
831 settled prior to scheduled conference
788 impasses
Settlement rate now 82%

  • If you have questions about the Mississippi Insurance Department Mediation Program call 601-359-2012.
  • If you wish to apply for mediation you can contact the Administrator in the following manners:

    By writing the Administrator at:

    American Arbitration Association
    ATTN: MS Insurance Mediation
    13455 Noel Road, Suite 1750
    Dallas, TX 75240

  • By calling the Administrator at: 1-800-426-8792.
  • By faxing the Administrator at: 972-490-9008.
  • By contacting the Administrator on-line at Msinsmediation@adr.org

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Hurricane Katrina Arbitration Program


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Katrina Impacted Counties

  • Adams
  • Amite
  • Claiborne
  • Clarke
  • Copiah
  • Covington
  • Forrest
  • Franklin
  • George
  • Greene
  • Hancock
  • Harrison
  • Hinds
  • Jackson
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Jones
  • Lamar
  • Lauderdale
  • Lawrence
  • Lincoln
  • Marion
  • Newton
  • Pearl River
  • Perry
  • Pike
  • Rankin
  • Scott
  • Simpson
  • Smith
  • Stone
  • Walthall
  • Warren
  • Wayne
  • Wilkinson


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Hurricane Katrina Claims Paid By County

As of October 15, 2006

*Note figures do not include all insurance companies, surplus lines, MS Windpool or NFIP (Flood) claims


County
Adams
Alcorn
Amite
Attala
Benton
Bolivar
Calhoun
Carroll
Chickasaw
Choctaw
Claiborne
Clarke
Clay
Coahoma
Copiah
Covington
DeSoto
Forrest
Franklin
George
Greene
Grenada
Hancock
Harrison
Hinds
Holmes
Humphreys
Issaquena
Itawamba
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Jefferson Davis
Jones
Kemper
Lafayette
Lamar
Lauderdale
Lawrence
Leflore
Leake
Claims Reported
191
1,466
856
77
470
412
351
436
441
720
3,491
503
169
3,245
4,424
556
22,818
650
4,778
2,195
433
30,539
99,670
21,425
1,076
694
53
166
62,677
4,802
706
2,936
18,442
927
539
12,788
10,427
3,214
767
1,610
983
Total Claim Payments
$671,530
$4,877,014
$2,373,406
$202,652
$1,308,552
$2,473,857
$786,596
$839,528
$1,247,119
$1,953,387
$18,204,536
$1,391,190
$607,091
$9,818,493
$37,419,430
$1,428,434
$334,730,464
$1,520,661
$39,693,292
$15,360,730
$1,085,506
$858,366,696
$3,005,869,179
$148,622,673
$4,142,743
$3,191,150
$95,442
$370,786
$967,633,640
$29,941,257
$3,920,848
$18,552,707
$191,184,171
$2,674,276
$2,635,617
$147,407,808
$61,605,105
$15,812,240
$2,389,081
$6,222,784
$2,952,900
County
Lee
Lincoln
Lowndes
Madison
Marion
Marshall
Monroe
Montgomery
Neshoba
Newton
Noxubee
Oktibbeha
Panola
Pearl
Perry
Pike
Pontotoc
Prentiss
Quitman
Rankin
Scott
Sharkey
Simpson
Smith
Stone
Sunflower
Tallahatchie
Tate
Tippah
Tishomingo
Tunica
Union
Walthall
Warren
Washington
Wayne
Webster
Wilkinson
Winston
Yalobusha
Yazoo
Claims Reported
1,094
4,694
2,084
5,736
6,791
173
598
389
2,396
3,171
1,070
1,209
436
17,556
3,145
7,292
436
179
111
12,243
2,056
268
4,043
3,030
5,212
1,083
262
163
161
159
40
302
4,332
3,094
638
4,761
468
580
1,677
219
1,499
Total Claim Payments
$3,781,035
$20,255,433
$9,180,752
$38,804,720
$53,698,935
$458,211
$2,749,820
$1,446,118
$8,516,964
$15,335,865
$3,425,835
$3,694,480
$934,614
$253,535,353
$28,807,465
$41,989,411
$984,622
$709,024
$281,474
$55,946,177
$9,880,046
$815,049
$26,918,380
$24,890,967
$73,746,298
$2,513,174
$511,003
$603,057
$386,814
$515,698
$63,794
$826,727
$35,117,302
$23,419,531
$1,858,840
$34,473,085
$1,360,937
$1,772,903
$5,552,691
$327,607
$6,014,072


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