Press Release

header line

Farmers insurance claims teams helping Oklahoma storm victims

Oklahoma City, OK (May 10, 2010)--Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® claims personnel, agents and employees have been deployed throughout Metro Oklahoma City and surrounding areas to help victims of the tornadoes, heavy rain, hail, and wind storms that have hit the state.

Farmers Insurance asks its customers who have suffered damage to immediately call the Farmers 1-800-HelpPoint (1-800-435-7764) for immediate assistance.

Foremost Insurance customers should file their claim by calling: 1-800-527-3907.

“Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas have been hit hard by these tornadoes and we are making contact with our customers as quickly as we can,” said John Lucido, Farmers state executive director for the state of Oklahoma.

“We will bring in as many resources as needed to help our customers file claims quickly and easily. We are also bringing in one of our Mobile Claims Center Buses (MCC) to the Oklahoma City area,” Lucido added. “This bus is 46 feet and is equipped with supplies to offer help to our customers and non-customers alike. The bus carries water, food, and satellite cell phones and laptops for use by victims who have lost power in their homes or have been evacuated. It is also equipped with state-of-the art communications satellite equipment to track the storms and generators to help in any emergency,” Lucido said.

Media Note: Farmers will issue a press release tomorrow morning stating the location of the Farmers MCC bus. Meanwhile, all customers are urged to call the Farmers 1-800 number as soon as possible.

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 our Web site at www.farmers.com.

Reporters - Need More Info?
Contact Media Relations Staff »