La. ranks No. 7 for wind and hail damage La. ranks No. 7 for wind and hail damage Advocate business staff report March 09, 2014 Comments Louisiana ranked No. 7 in the United States for the number of wind and hail claims in 2013, according to State Farm. Louisiana had 14,000 claims from wind and hail storm damage, according to the insurer. Texas was No. 1 with 42,000 claims, followed by Illinois, 26,000; Georgia, 25,000; and Oklahoma, 17,000. Minnesota and Indiana both had 15,000 claims.