NICB report: Hail damage claims up 84% in past 3 years; Ohio ranks 11th in hail claims for 3-year period

 Photo credit: Consumer Insurance Guide

Photo credit: Consumer Insurance Guide

(July 17, 2013) The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports that insurance claims resulting from hailstorm damage rose 84 percent in 2012 from their 2010 level. In 2010, 467,602 hail damage claims were filed with 861,597 claims filed across the US in 2012.
According to the Ohio Insurance Institute (OII), Ohio ranked in the top 15 states for hail claims all three years, with a total of 74,826 claims for 2010-12 based on the NICB report. Ohio ranks eleventh in comparison to all other states for hail claims filed during the three-year period.
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NICB 2010-12 hail damage report
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