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Farmers Insurance responds to customers impacted by major winds and hail east of Dallas, and several counties south and southeast of Fort Worth

Dallas, TX (April 11, 2011) – The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® is helping its customers file claims following the extreme weather system that has struck the Dallas and Fort Worth areas.

“We have already mobilized a team of claims personnel to assist customers,” said Jim Swope, Vice President, Farmers Northern Texas State Executive Director.

“Our 24-hour HelpPoint claims hotline has been providing help to our customers since the storm hit and we’ll be here to provide assistance on the ground, as well,” added Swope.

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

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

Spanish-language claims assistance is available to Farmers customers by calling 877-RECLAMO (877-732-5266).
Foremost Insurance customers can call: 800-527-3907.

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 or at

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