Insurers Have Toll-Free Numbers to Assist Policyholders With Hurricane Irene Related Claims

Start the Claims Filing Process as Soon as Possible After the Storm Has Passed, Says I.I.I.

Aug 28, 2011, 09:00 ET from Insurance Information Institute

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Policyholders with questions regarding their coverage for damage caused by Hurricane Irene should call the number provided on their policies or contact their insurance agent. Those policyholders unable to get to their policies can contact special toll-free numbers set up by insurance companies, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.).  

The I.I.I. has compiled a list: Insurance Company Claims Filing Telephone Numbers

"Keep in mind that due to high call volume in the wake of a disaster, it may take some time to get through on some numbers — so please be patient," said Loretta Worters, vice president with the I.I.I.

The Insurance Information Institute also has a free brochure: Settling Insurance Claims after a Disaster.

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