DALLAS, April 4, 2012 – As residents begin to assess the damage caused by the tornadoes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, GEICO is moving in a Catastrophe Claims Team to assist policyholders affected by the recent storm.
GEICO urges policyholders to report their claims as early as possible. To reach GEICO's claims team anytime, 24 hours a day, call 1-800-841-3000, or report the claim on GEICO's website, www.geico.com.
“After the devastating tornadoes that hit Dallas, we want to make sure that our customers are safe,” said Nancy Pierce, GEICO’s vice president of claims. “We’re doing everything we can to lighten the burden on our policyholders; our staff will make sure that all claims are handled quickly so that we can get our policyholders back on the road as soon as possible.”
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. If your vehicle has been damaged by the recent storms, especially if windows are broken, GEICO recommends covering it with plastic or other material to protect it from further damage.
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 11 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.