Columbia, SC, April 5, 2011 As of 3:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, State Farm®, South Carolina's largest home and auto insurance company, is reporting more than 400 weather related claims from the overnight storm. The damage to homes, businesses and automobiles is scattered across the state.
State Farm claim representatives are already on the ground throughout the state of South Carolina inspecting damage, assisting agents, and taking care of policyholders. Storm damage victims are encouraged to make temporary repairs to prevent further damage and to save their receipts. State Farm policyholders are asked to call their agent or 1-(800)-SF-CLAIM (1-800-732-5246) in order to report damage. They can also visit www.statefarm.com.
Roszell Gadson, Public Affairs Specialists, (770) 418-5940.
State Farm insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S., is the leading insurer of watercraft and is also a leading insurer in Canada. Our 17,800 agents and more than 66,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts - more than 79 million auto, fire, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 34 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit statefarm.com® or in Canada statefarm.ca®.