Florida houses many attractive reasons to live in, but hurricanes and sinkholes are on the not so attractive list.

Sinkhole losses have been on the rise the last few years in Florida. According to a report by the state, 211 property insurers responded that claims increased from 2,360 in 2006 to 6,694 in 2010, totaling 24,671 claims. The total dollar amount of those claims was approximately $1.4 billion.

RiskMeter’s Top 10 Sinkhole-Prone Counties in Florida are:

  • Pasco
  • Hernando
  • Hillsborough
  • Marion
  • Pinellas
  • Citrus
  • Polk
  • Orange
  • Seminole
  • Lake

Read the full article here: http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2011/03/30/192278.htm