Farmers Insurance Updates Claims Estimates Resulting From Severe Storm System that Swept Across the Country from May 18-23

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A system of severe weather moved through several states between the 18th and 23rd of May resulting in damaging winds, hail and flooding  in Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Montana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.  Farmers Insurance claims representatives, agents, other personnel and resources continue to be engaged and helping customers who suffered damage from these storms.

Farmers Chief Claims Officer Keith Daly noted that, through May 30, Farmers Insurance has had more than 11,900 customers file claims in these states as a result of damage from the severe weather. Farmers Insurance estimates that they will see more than 21,000 claims at a cost of $140 million as a result of this event.

"Farmers Insurance knows the importance of a quick response and speedy recovery for our customers," Daly said. "That's why the claims staff makes our customers their top priority."  Farmers Insurance claims staff has already closed approximately 4,600 of the more than 11,900 filed claims.     

Daly advises that all Farmers customers who would like to file a claim should go to www.farmers.com (to avoid call times), through their agent, or by calling the 24-hour claims center.

Farmers Claims Contact Center number: 1- 800-435-7764.  
Foremost and 21st Century customers can also call 1 800-435-7764 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).

About Farmers
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer group of automobiles, homes and small businesses 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 approximately 22,000 employees.

For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at www.farmers.com or at www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

Contact:       

 Carrie Bonney


(913) 461-5041


Carrie.Bonney@farmersinsurance.com

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