LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intense hail and wind from two severe weather systems caused extensive damage to homes and vehicles last week in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Farmers Insurance® catastrophe claims representatives, agents and other personnel began helping affected customers the same day and continue to provide assistance to those impacted by the storms.
"So far we've seen a large number of cars with damaged windows and other exterior surfaces and numerous homes with damaged roofs," said Keith Daly, chief claims officer for Farmers Insurance. "Our dedicated staff is ready at a moment's notice to work with our customers."
Farmers reports more than 22,000 claims filed already and anticipates another 16,000 claims as a result of the storms. Overall the insurer estimates these combined storms will result in more than $250M in losses.
Specialized Catastrophe Claims staff have been deployed to the area to ensure a speedy response for Farmers Insurance customers.
Daly advises that Farmers customers in the area who have damage from the storms can call their agent or the 24-hour claims center for assistance.
- 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).
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