Allied Insurance continues tornado response in Parkersburg, Iowa
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 29, 2008
Liz Christopher 614-249-7705
Mike Palmer 515-508-4253
Media Relations Hotline
Des Moines, Iowa — Allied Insurance claim representatives
continue to assist customers in Iowa in response to recent windstorms,
hail and tornadoes that caused damage in the state. Policyholders with
storm damage should call the Allied claims hotline at
To date, Allied Insurance has received more than 700 claims in the state of Iowa, varying in degree of severity. The wind and hail claims are concentrated in Des Moines, Council Bluff and the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area.
The Allied Insurance/Nationwide Insurance catastrophe van will arrive in Parkersburg on Thursday, May 29, 2008, to provide additional assistance to residents. The van will be in the parking lot of Aplington-Parkersburg High School, 610 N. Johnson Road, Parkersburg. At the same location, there is an Allied relief tent, where representatives are handing out food, water and other necessities to policyholders.
Allied Insurance claims teams arrived in Parkersburg shortly after the storm hit Sunday evening. The number of associates has increased each day and it is expected that 20 associates will be on site soon.
Allied claims representatives are currently visiting all losses and handing out checks on the spot.
Allied Insurance is a property and casualty insurer established in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1929. Allied operates in 33 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.
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