Insurance companies start seeing claims from derecho
July 6, 2012 ·
Insurance claims are being called in throughout the Mountain State in the aftermath of the derecho.
State Farm Insurance is just one of the 34 insurance companies working in West Virginia. So far it's received more than 3000 property
claims and almost a thousand auto claims since the storm blew through West
Virginia more than a week ago. State Farm spokeswoman
Amy Preddy says they are receiving claims from across the mid-Atlantic region.
“In West Virginia we saw a lot of wind so as a result of
that we’re seeing a lot of downed trees on vehicles, on structures, on power
The company is encouraging people to try to prevent further
damage if there is damage and to keep any receipts so that they can be