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Severe storm systems move through multiple Midwest states.

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Catastrophe Claims Team Onsite to Assist Policyholders in Midwest

Los Angeles, California (April 17, 2014) – A system of severe weather moved through multiple Midwest states in early April.  Damaging tornadoes, hail, severe winds and flooding were reported in Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.  More than 100 Farmers Insurance Catastrophe claims representatives have been deployed to help customers who suffered damage from these storms.

Farmers Chief Claims Officer Keith Daly emphasized that the Farmers catastrophe claims teams are in the area and continue to assist customers through the claims process.  Farmers Insurance estimates that the total cost of the expected claims volume from these states will be approximately $75 million.

Customers can follow Farmers Insurance response efforts by following @farmersresponse on twitter, by visiting Farmers Facebook page or by going to

“Farmers takes great pride in our ability to be the first major insurer to arrive at a catastrophe to help our customers in their time of need and to pro-actively begin the claims handling process,” Daly said.

Daly advises that all Farmers customers who suffered damage from the recent storms should file their claims at (to avoid call times), via the Farmers Insurance Claims app, or by calling the 24-hour claims center.

Farmers Claims Contact Center number: 1- 800-435-7764.

Foremost and 21st Century customers can also use the 1 800-435-7764 number for immediate assistance.

Bristol West customers can call 1-800-274-7865 for immediate assistance.

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