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Farmers Insurance Responds to Tornado That Struck Billings, MT

BILLINGS, MT-- (June 21, 2010 ) – The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® is helping its customers file claims following the tornado that struck Billings and surrounding areas.

“Farmers agents and claims adjusters were on the scene immediately following the tornado strike,” noted Jeff Robinson, Farmers State Executive Director for Montana. “Our claims professionals are helping customers recover as quickly as possible.”

Farmers Insurance customers with damage should immediately contact their agent or call Farmers’ 24-hour-claims hotline: 

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

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

“Farmers has also deployed a Customer Care Vehicle to the area to help customers with claims questions or needing help,” Robinson said.  “The CCV as it is known, is a Farmers vehicle which is equipped with state-of-the-art communications equipment, plus has supplies of water and other items on board for our customers and non-customers alike.”

The CCV is located at:

Denny Menholt Chevrolet
3000 King Avenue West
Billings, MT   59102

“Effective this afternoon (6/21/10), Farmers Insurance representatives will be available to answer questions for customers about how to file their claim(s),” Robinson concluded.

About Farmers

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.

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