GEICO Ready to Assist New York Policyholders Affected by Recent Hail Storms by EON


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									GEICO Ready to Assist New York Policyholders
Affected by Recent Hail Storms
Contact GEICO for storm claims at 1-800-841-3000or

August 02, 2011 02:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time 

WOODBURY, N.Y.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--In the wake of the recent hail storms in New York,
GEICO's Catastrophe Team (CAT) and claims teams are ready to assist policyholders affected.

GEICO urges policyholders whose cars have been damaged 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,

“We are aware of the serious damage that hail storms can inflict on vehicles, often making it difficult or impossible to
use your car,” said Nancy Pierce, GEICO’s vice president of claims. “We have added additional staff to make sure
all claims are handled quickly so that we can get our policyholders back on the road as soon as possible.” 

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 insurer in the United States. The company is celebrating its 75th
anniversary this year. GEICO handles auto insurance coverage for 10 million private passenger auto policies and
insures more than 16 million vehicles.

In addition to auto insurance, GEICO offers customers insurance products for their motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles
(ATVs), and mobile homes. Coverage for life, boats, homes and apartments is available through the GEICO
Insurance Agency. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies, GEICO is rated A++ for financial strength by A.M.
Best Company and ranks at the top of several national customer satisfaction surveys. For more information, go to

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