MACON, Ga., April 28, 2011 – GEICO’s Catastrophe Response Team (CAT) and claims staff have been working around the clock since the tornadoes in Alabama touched ground. Additional GEICO claims adjusters from across the country are en route to Alabama to aid customers and to help ensure their safety.
"These were some of the worst weather conditions we’ve seen in a long time," said Nancy Pierce, GEICO’s vice president of claims. "Our top priority right now is to make sure that our customers are safe. We’re ready and willing to help out any way we can to alleviate the burden on our policyholders during this difficult time."
To reach the GEICO claims team 24 hours a day, call 1-800-841-3000 or go to www.geico.com to speak with a claims representative.
GEICO's CAT teams will remain in Alabama until all tornado claims are resolved.
To ensure the safety of its policyholders, GEICO encourages residents to get in touch with their local authorities to find more information regarding temporary housing, school cancellations and other pertinent information.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 12 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.