SOURCE: Farmers Insurance

March 03, 2012 14:45 ET

Farmers Insurance Claims Teams Helping Tornado Victims in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwire - Mar 3, 2012) - Farmers Insurance claims personnel, agents, District Managers and employees throughout the tornado stricken areas of Ohio are helping victims of the tornadoes that struck last evening.

Farmers Ohio State Executive Director Dan Lewis stated that Farmers' 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 tornadoes," Lewis said.

"We know that damage is widespread, and we are doing everything we can to get help to our customers, especially those in need of temporary shelter and necessities," Lewis said.

Lewis 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.

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

21st Century Insurance customers can call: 888-244-6163.

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country's 3rd largest insurer of both personal lines passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, 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 Financial Services 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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