Nearly 500 homes and commercial properties in Bartow County were damaged as a result of the EF-3 that ripped through Adairsville and continued to Gordon County.
Sunday, February 3
Tornadoes that struck Georgia on Wednesday caused an estimated $75 million in insured losses, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said. "That figure will rise as new claims are reported," Hudgens said in a release. "Damage to the Daiki Corporation manufacturing plant in Adarisville was quite extensive." A final count late this week indicated 442 residential structures and 30 commercial properties—not individual businesses—in Bartow County were damaged, The Daily Tribune News reports. Twenty-two homes and six commercial properties were completely destroyed.
State Farm agent Ryan Young says be careful in calling your insurance company.
Acworth fared pretty well yesterday as several storms packing high winds went around the city, damaging areas of Powder Springs and Cherokee County. Both Acworth police officials said no damage or injuries were reported in the city. State Farm Insurance agent Ryan Young, located at 3903 Jiles Road in Kennesaw, has some advice for anyone dealing with storm damage today or in the future: 1. Young said that, if customers call their homeowners insurance company and say they have damage and request an adjuster, that counts as a claim regardless of the outcome. "Even if no money is paid out, that counts as a claim against your record," said Young. "Consumers need to be very cautious." 2. Get multiple quotes. Young said an insurance company may …