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Citizens avoids major hit from Michael

Posted on - By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE — While the toll from Hurricane Michael continues to mount in Northwest Florida, the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. has avoided a major financial hit.Citizens had 3,189 claims as of Wednesday from the monster storm that made landfall Oct. 10 and estimates that it will end up with $142 million in paid losses and expenses, spokesman Michael Peltier said in an email. Damage to mobile homes has accounted for more than half of Citizens’ claims. […]