Loss estimation for insurance purposes

United states practices

  • K. V. Steinbrugge University of California, Berkeley, USA


Presented at the Conference on
 information needs of the Earthquake Insurance Industry held in Christchurch, November 1989


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California Department of Insurance (latest annual report, 1988). "California Earthquake Zoning and Probable Maximum Loss Evaluation Form", Los Angeles, Calif.

How to Cite
Steinbrugge, K. V. (1989). Loss estimation for insurance purposes. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 22(4), 193-198. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.22.4.193-198