A Whole Lotta Shaking Going On In Central US

Law360, New York (March 27, 2014, 2:18 PM EDT) -- When underwriters evaluate potential causes of loss in the central United States, perils such as tornados and high winds, hail, and fire are generally identified as the primary risks of loss. But earthquakes? That is not a risk associated with Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, etc. Recently, however, these states have experienced a dramatic increase in the number of registered earthquakes. This raises the question — have insurers in these states considered the risks associated with earthquakes?

Earthquakes in Texas?

While earthquakes in Texas and other central...
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