SOURCE: Farmers Insurance

July 02, 2012 11:04 ET

Farmers Insurance Claims Teams Helping Victims of Storms That Struck New Jersey

CHERRY HILL, NJ--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - Farmers Insurance agents and claims personnel from Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® are on the scene assisting Farmers policyholders who have suffered damage from the powerful wind and hail that struck Southern New Jersey, including May Landing, Egg Harbor and the surrounding areas. There have been reports of damage to homes, down trees and power outages. 

"Our claims teams are working with Farmers customers who have suffered damage," noted Gregor Scott, Farmers Head of the Eastern Region. "We are working hard to reach each customer and monitor the storm areas closely," he said. "We will continue to evaluate and deploy resources as needed to help our customers file claims quickly and easily."

Farmers Insurance asks its customers who suffer damage from these storms to immediately contact Farmers' 24 hour claims hotline 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 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 or at

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