Hail damage to homes and vehicles cost State Farm policyholders more than $2.4 billion in 2014. Which states took the hardest hit?
The top ten states for hail damage, including automotive glass claims, are:
|State||Number of Claims|
|6. South Carolina||20,170|
|9. South Dakota||12,367|
“The largest hailstone ever recovered in the United States was a 7-inch wide chunk of ice almost as large of as a soccer ball,” according to State Farm’s statement.
“Pulling your car into a garage or under a canopy can reduce the risk of hail damage to a car or windshield,” according to the company.