West Virginia Insurance Claims & Adjusters Stats

2021 West Virginia Insurance Adjuster Employment
Adjusters* Per Office Independent Ratio Management Ratio
12,422 9 1:4.1 1:7.2
SOURCES: The Claims Pages Adjuster Services Department      * In-State & Out-of-State Adjusters
2021 West Virginia Insurance Company Breakdown
Largest Adjuster Concentration Largest Number of Adjusters
Pinch - 12 Farmers & Mechanics Mutual Ins Co
SOURCES: The Claims Pages Adjuster Services Department
2013 West Virginia Incurred Losses
Type of Loss Total Incurred Losses
Property / Casualty $1,283,262,000
Automotive $569,535,000
Homeowners $179,802,000
Commercial $511,388,000
Workers' Comp $134,992,000
TOTAL $2,678,979,000
SOURCES: SNL Financial LC. Insurance Information Institute. 2013.
West Virginia Tornadoes and Related Deaths
Total Tornado Count Related Fatalities
6 0
SOURCES: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.
West Virginia Wildfire Count and Coverage
Total Wildfire Count Acres Burned
671 8,286
SOURCES: National Interagency Fire Center.
West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
James A Dodrill, Commissioner
PO Box 50540
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: 304-558-3386
Fax: 304-558-4965
West Virginia Quick Stats
The 2013 insurance company claims payments in West Virginia as measured by direct property/casualty incurred losses, were $1,300,000,000.
The insurance industry provided 11,535 jobs in West Virginia in 2013, according to the Department of Commerce. These jobs accounted for about $545,221,000 in compensation in West Virginia.
$1,110,000,000 of the West Virginia gross state product was contributed by the insurance industry, accounting for 1.6% of the GSP.
Direct premiums written by property/casualty insurance companies in West Virginia totaled $2,832,651,000 in 2013.
Life/health premiums in West Virginia totaled $2,613,000,000 in 2013 (including life insurance, annuities, accident and health insurance, deposit type funds and other considerations).
Life insurance claims and benefits payouts in West Virginia totaled $2,000,000,000 in 2013. Includes life insurance, death benefits, matured endowments, annuity benefits and other life insurance benefits. This does not include accident and health.
The West Virginia surplus lines market accounted for $80,500,000 in gross premiums written in 2013, according to a survey by Business Insurance.
Premium taxes paid by insurance companies in West Virginia totaled $151,136,000 in 2013.
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