MACON, Ga., August 28, 2012 – GEICO’s Catastrophe Claims Response Team (CAT) is in place and ready to assist policyholders in Louisiana and other Gulf Coast communities when Hurricane Isaac reaches shore in the coming hours.
GEICO urges policyholders to report their claims online as early as possible on GEICO's claims site or call GEICO's claims team at 1-800-841-3000.
“We’ve been following Isaac very closely, so we are aware of the serious damage this storm can cause,” said Rick Hoagland, vice president of claims for GEICO. “We want people to know that we are ready to assist and do as much as possible to get their claims handled quickly so that they can get back to their everyday lives.”
GEICO urges policyholders to take all necessary steps to protect their families, their homes and their vehicles prior to the storm. The company also urges residents to heed the instructions of their local fire, police and safety officials.
GEICO officials say that additional information is available at GEICO’s online Catastrophe Center with preparedness tips, links to other important hurricane information and weather sites, and immediate claims handling capabilities.
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.