SOURCE: Farmers Insurance

July 01, 2012 03:59 ET

Farmers Insurance Claims Teams Helping Storm Victims in Richmond, Virginia and Surrounding Areas

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwire - Jul 1, 2012) - Farmers Insurance agents, claims representatives, district managers and employees throughout the Richmond, Virginia area are helping victims of the hail, wind, rain and tornadoes that struck today.

Farmers Virginia State Executive Director Rico Metzroth stated that Farmers' claims teams are in full operation helping customers throughout the stricken areas. "We want all of our customers to know that our goal is to give immediate assistance to all customers who have suffered damage from these storms," Metzroth said.

Metzroth advises that all 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.

Foremost Insurance customers should file their claim by calling: 800-527-3907

Farmers customers can also go to www.Farmers.com or download the free iClaim app to file a claim.

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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