SOURCE: Farmers Insurance

April 15, 2012 14:32 ET

Farmers Insurance Claims Teams Helping Kansas Victims of Tornadoes

Farmers Insurance Customer Care Vehicle Set Up in Wichita

WICHITA, KS--(Marketwire - Apr 15, 2012) - Farmers Insurance claims personnel, agents, District Managers and employees are helping customers throughout the tornado, wind and hail stricken areas of Kansas this morning, following a day of tornado activity throughout the Midwest yesterday.

"A Farmers Customer Care Claims Vehicle (CCV) has been set up in Wichita, hard hit by a tornado that struck late last night," said Paul Crosetti, Farmers Kansas State Executive Director.

"The (CCV) is located at 8020 E Central Ave Wichita, KS. The location will be staffed all day to assist customers in Segwick County, Derby, Haysville, Andover and surrounding areas," Crosetti said.

"Our agents, District Managers and claims teams are deployed throughout the areas in the state affected by the tornadoes," Crosetti continued. "We want all of our customers to know that our goal is to give them immediate claims assistance."

In addition, Crosetti advises that all Farmers Insurance, Foremost Insurance, and 21st Century Insurance customers who have suffered damage from the storms should call their agent or the 24-hour Farmers HelpPoint hotline number at:

1-800-HelpPoint (1-800-435-7764), for immediate assistance.

Spanish-language claims assistance is available to Farmers customers by calling: 877-RECLAMO (877-732-5266).

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer of automobiles, homes and small businesses and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.

Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be. Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Insurance Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at www.farmers.com or at www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

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