LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Severe weather claimed at least one life and injured multiple others last night in Oklahoma. Tornadoes were reported throughout the state and significant damage was noted near both Moore and Tulsa. In response, Farmers Insurance catastrophe claims representatives, agents, other personnel and resources are engaged and have begun helping customers who suffered damage from the storm.
"Our specialized team of catastrophe adjusters has already begun providing assistance to our customers in the impacted areas," said chief claims officer Keith Daly. "Farmers understands the importance of being able to provide immediate aid following a disaster like this and we are prepared to dedicate the resources necessary to help our customers."
Farmers has deployed two of its Mobile Claims Centers (MCCs) to the areas of Moore and Tulsa to provide front-line community relief and offer a location for customers to file claims and meet with adjusters. The MCCs will be onsite later today with exact locations available at www.Farmers.com, www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance or Twitter @FarmersResponse.
Utilizing the latest in geo-technology, catastrophe claims staff has begun initial damage assessments and pro-active customer contacts to identify customers who may have been in the path of this storm system. Extra personnel are on standby and prepared to deploy, as additional details about the storms and their impact are analyzed.
"Helping our customers is our priority and we encourage those who have experienced a loss or have questions about what to do to call our experienced claims team for assistance," Daly added.
Farmers customers who have suffered damage from the storm should file their claims by visiting the MCC location near them, contacting their agent, via www.farmers.com web site, 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.
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).
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 19 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and approximately 22,000 employees.
SOURCE Farmers Insurance