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Pennsylvania Jury Clears NASCAR, Pocono Raceway in Lightning Death

A jury has ruled that a Pennsylvania racetrack didn’t cause harm to a man killed by lightning minutes after an August 2012 NASCAR race was stopped. The Pocono Record reported that the jury ruled in favor of Pocono Raceway and …

Isn’t It Ironic: Lightning Destroys Lightning RV Supply Warehouse in Florida

The owner of Lightning RV Supply company says he can’t believe the irony after his southwest Florida warehouse was destroyed by lightning. Brad Green says his employees heard three earth-shaking booms during a storm on the night of July 11. …

State Farm: Georgia Files Most Lightning Strike Claims

State Farm says Georgia residents file the most claims for lightning strikes in the country. The insurer’s officials told WSB-TV that it paid more than $16 million for lightning-related claims in 2014. The owner of Labeled Lightning Protection Inc., Reagan …

Average Lightning Claim Hits $5,869

Georgia tops a shocking list: most likely place to have property damaged by lightning. Georgia residents were reimbursed for $56 million of lightning-related damage in homes last year tied to more than 11,000 claims, according to a top-10 list from …

Nearly 40% of Texans Admit Being Scared by Texas Weather: Survey

Thirty-seven percent of Texans say Lone Star State spring storms scare them, and more than a third say they feel the weather is getting worse year after year, according to a new survey by Allstate Insurance Co. The number of …