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Nationwide Insurance, Allied Insurance prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac

August 28, 2012

Columbus, Ohio - Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. claims representatives and agents are prepared to assist customers should Tropical Storm Isaac become a weather-related disaster. As weather alerts and reports from around the country track the storm patterns, Nationwide Insurance and Allied Insurance have people and resources in place to respond quickly to its customers’ needs.

Policyholders with storm damage should call the Nationwide and Allied claims hotline at 1-800-421-3535 or contact their local agent. “Claims reported by our customers will be assessed quickly to assure fast and quality service,” said Ken Enscoe, Nationwide’s director of catastrophe claims operations. “It’s important for us to prepare early and be ready to act quickly for our customers.”

Storm centers are planned for areas hardest hit to receive and handle claims from customers. Claims representatives will be sent out from these locations to assess property damage.

Nationwide Insurance and Allied Insurance urges policyholders to review their insurance policies as part of preparation. Policyholders also can take the following steps now to help prepare:

About Allied

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 Nationwide’s independent agency system. Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is 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

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