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Severe Thunderstorms And Flooding Around Atlanta Causing Trees To Fall And Damage Vehicles

Atlanta, GA (February 6, 2020) – Several thunderstorms that moved through Atlanta on Thursday have left significant damage across the metro area. According to WSBTV, trees fell along several roads and most of the metro area experienced severe flooding. 

In DeKalb County, a tree fell onto a car that was driving eastbound on I-285 at Ashford Dunwoody Road. A similar incident happened in Fulton County, where a tree fell on a car going down Hammond Drive in Sandy Springs. Thankfully, no one suffered any injuries.

High winds also caused significant damage throughout Thursday. In Gordon County, a strong gust ripped the roof off of a house. Since 5:00 a.m. Thursday, there were seven tornado warnings across northern Georgia.

In total, Georgia Power reports that nearly 13,000 people lost electricity during the storm. A majority of the outages were in Atlanta. The National Weather Service warns that flooding will continue into next week.

Source: WSBTV

Contact an Experienced Georgia Insurance Litigation Attorney

Unfortunately, storms like this happen every year in Georgia. Whether it is flooding, high winds, or tornadoes, Georgia residents are always at risk of suffering property loss. In many cases, insurance companies will use this as an excuse to deny or underpay for your claim.

If your insurance company refuses to pay you for your claim, you need an experienced attorney in Georgia to help resolve your dispute. We work tirelessly to get the maximum settlement possible for our clients in all sorts of damage claims, including flooding, wind, hail, and fire.

Give Pritchard Injury Firm a call at or contact us to set up a free consultation with one of our Georgia insurance litigation attorneys.

Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please contact us directly.


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