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Farmers Insurance claims teams helping Texans impacted by frigid temperatures and severe weather

Austin, TX (February 3, 2011) -- Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® claims personnel, agents and employees throughout Texas have begun assisting customers across the state impacted by the freezing temperatures and extreme weather that has hit the state.

“We are here responding to the needs of all our customers throughout Texas,” said Jim Swope, Farmers state executive director for North Texas. 

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

“Our team of claims professionals and agents are contacting customers who have been affected by this bitter weather system and will help affected customers begin the recovery process quickly,” said John Henle, South Texas state executive director for Farmers. 

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

Spanish-language claims assistance is also available to Farmers customers by calling 1-877-RECLAMO (877-732-5266).

About Farmers Insurance Group of Companies
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 www.farmers.com or at www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

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