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Nationwide Insurance, Allied Insurance Responding to Midwest Storms

February 29, 2012

Columbus, Ohio - Nationwide Insurance and Allied Insurance claim representatives and agents are prepared to assist customers affected by the severe storms that recently swept through the Midwest. Procedures are in place providing quick response to customers needs. Policyholders with storm damage should call the Nationwide Insurance claims hotline at 800-421-3535 or the Allied Insurance claims hotline at 800-282-1446.

In the event of a policyholder needing to file an insurance claim, representatives are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist them. To expedite the process, have a policy number or home address available when the call is placed. Also, make note of any injuries received and any witnesses or police authority contacted in relation to property damage.

About Allied

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 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

About Nationwide

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, 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 both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides customers a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, pet, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and specialty health services. For more information, visit