Georgia leads way in insurance claims for damage caused by lightning strikes

 Friday, June 21, 2013

 CBS Atlanta

The chances of your home or business getting struck by lightning are statistically pretty low. But some new numbers also show when lightning does strike in Georgia, it causes a lot of damage. "The state that led the way in lightning damage was Georgia, with $21 million in claims paid out. That came from 3,800 individual lightning claims," said Justin Tomczak, with State Farm Insurance. State Farm said it paid out $200 million in claims nationwide in 2012.
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