Texas Residents Filed Almost 50,000 Wind and Hail Damage Claims in 2012
Texas tops the list for the most claims filed in 2012 according to a State Farm report with residents filing some 47,000 claims, followed by Illinois with 41,000, New York with about 34,000, Ohio with 31,000, Missouri with 25,000, Tennessee with 24,000, Indiana and New Jersey with 23,000, Kentucky with 22,000 and Colorado with 16,000.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reported in July 2013 that insurance claims resulting from hailstorm damage increased 84 percent in 2012 from their 2010 level. In 2010, there were 467,602 hail damage claims filed. That number increased to 689,267 in 2011 and to 861,597 in 2012—an overall increase of 84 percent from 2010 to 2012.
Over 2 million hail damage claims were processed from Jan. 1, 2010, to Dec. 31, 2012. During this period, the top five states generating hail damage claims were Texas (320,823); Missouri (138,857); Kansas (126,490); Colorado (118,118) and Oklahoma (114,168).
In 2010, 2011 and 2012, Texas was the state with the most hailstorm events with 557, 741 and 795, respectively.
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