Nationwide and Allied Insurance responding to claims in Texas
Claims personnel providing service to customers facing damage from wildfires and hail
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2011
Mike Switzer (614) 249-4092
Dallas, TX—Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. and Allied Insurance claim representatives and agents are assisting customers in response to recent wildfires and hailstorms in Texas.
Procedures are in place providing quick response to customers needs. Nationwide policyholders with storm damage should call the Nationwide claims hotline at 1-800-421-3535 or contact their local agent. Allied Insurance customers should call the Allied claims hotline at 1-800-282-1446.
“Right now our claims numbers are moderate, but we expect them to increase as customers have an opportunity to assess the damage caused by the wildfires burning in the Dallas/Fort Worth area as well as the recent severe hailstorms,” said Terrance Williams, regional vice president of Nationwide’s Central Plains Region. “We’ve taken steps to ensure a quick response to customers who report claims from these events.”
Allied Insurance is a property and casualty insurer established in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1929. Allied operates in 34 states through a network of independent agents with regional offices in Denver, CO; Des Moines, IA; Lincoln, NE; Gainesville, FL; and Sacramento, CA. Allied has been a member of the Nationwide family of companies since 1998, and is responsible for the Nationwide’s independent agency system. Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is a Fortune 500 company and one of the country’s largest multi-line insurers and financial services organizations. Information is available at www.alliedinsurance.com.
Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by A.M. Best. The company provides a full range of personalized insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and productivity services. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
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