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Farmers Insurance responds to severe weather system that struck the North Texas area last night

Dallas, TX  (May 25, 2011 ) – The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® is helping its customers file claims following the latest severe weather storm that struck the Greater Dallas/Ft. Worth and North Texas areas yesterday evening.

“Farmers has mobilized our local agents and specially-trained claims adjusters to help our customers following this latest devastating weather system,” said Jim Swope, Farmers State Executive Director for North Texas.  “Our team of claims professionals and agents are contacting customers who may have been affected by the storm and are helping them begin the recovery process.”

Farmers Insurance customers with damage should immediately contact their agent or call Farmers’ 24-hour-claims hotline at 800-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.

About Farmers
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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