Today State's Largest Insurer Reports on Mounting Insurance Claims
Denver, Colo., June 20, 2012 - As of Wednesday, State Farm® had received almost 5,700 homeowners claims and more than 5,900 automobile claims for the areas effected by the severe weather events stemming from June 6 – 8.
The company brought in additional resources and have been meeting with homeowners impacted by the severe weather, settling claims throughout the past week.
As for cars, multiple drive-in locations across the state were set up in the areas hardest hit and the volume of customers at those facilities has been steady.
Claims reflect the primarily damage being reported is related to hail and wind.
State Farm customers 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.After filing a claim customers are encouraged to use the Online Claims Status Tool as answers to many of the most pertinent claims questions can be found there. Policyholders can Check the Status of Their Claim online by enabling their policies at statefarm.com®
Angela M. Thorpe, State Farm Media Specialist, (303) 264-1560
State Farm and its affiliates are the largest provider of car insurance in the U.S. and is a leading insurer in Canada. In addition to providing auto insurance quotes, their 17,800 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts - more than 79 million auto, home, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is also available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 43 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com or in Canada http://www.statefarm.ca.