The Portuguese Association of Insurers (APS) is proceeding to settle the damages covered by insurance contracts, following the storm Leslie that devastated Portugal two weeks ago. According to a survey carried out by APS with its affiliated insurance companies on the losses incurred as a result of the storm, "up to now, almost 20 thousand claims have been covered by insurance policies. an aggregate amount of damages (paid and provisioned) in excess of 45 million euros, "the statement said in a statement.
"As far as claims are concerned, most of the damage relates to home insurance (€ 19,353,314) and commercial and industrial insurance (€ 20,771,958)," he adds. As for vehicles with own damage coverage, "more than a thousand vehicles were damaged by the storm. The reported data refer to claims already assessed and quantified. In view of the high number of incidents, the expert work continues on the ground, assuming that this data will increase in the next update of information. "