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Farmers Insurance claims team on the scene to help Virginians affected by Hurricane Earl

Virginia Beach, VA  (September 3, 2010 ) -- The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies has arrived with its state-of-the-art  Mobile Command Center (MCC) to assist residents of Virginia impacted by the effects of Hurricane Earl which is making its way up the Eastern seaboard of the United States.

“Farmers Insurance agents and claims personnel have begun assisting customers with their claims,” said Riko Mezroth, state executive director for Farmers in Virginia.  “We urge our customers to contact their agent or call the Farmers claims hotline, 800-HelpPoint (800-435-7764) for immediate claims assistance.”

The Farmers MCC will arrive at 8:00 a.m. and will be stationed at:

Walmart Supercenter
2021 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach, VA

Farmers customers who have suffered damage from the storms can call the 24-hour HelpPoint number 1-800-HelpPoint (1-800-435-7764) for immediate assistance or visit the MCC in Virginia Beach.

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

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 or www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance

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