GEICO Response Teams in Houston Assisting Victims of Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GEICO’s Catastrophe Response (CAT) teams, which include auto damage
adjusters, supervisors and managers, and IT personnel, arrived in
Houston and are working in the affected areas to assist policyholders in
the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

GEICO urges policyholders to report any losses as early as possible on GEICO
, or by logging onto GEICO’s
Claims Center
or calling 1-800-841-3000. Commercial vehicle
policyholders can file a claim by calling 1-866-509-9444.

GEICO earlier installed express call lines for Hurricane Harvey claims
and the company reports its claims teams are effectively answering the
incoming calls. GEICO adjusters expect to see several thousand vehicles
through Sunday.

Dan Beacom, GEICO regional vice president, urges policyholders to take
the necessary steps to protect their families and to follow the
directions of local officials throughout the hurricane event.

GEICO officials say that additional information
is available at GEICO’s online Catastrophe
with preparedness tips, links to other important hurricane
information and weather sites, and immediate claims handling

(Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire
Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger
auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in
1936, provides millions of auto
insurance quotes
to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to
serve more than 15 million private passenger customers, insuring more
than 24 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO’s online
service center
, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy
changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can
also connect to GEICO through GEICO
, reach a representative over
the phone
or visit a GEICO
local agent

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles,
all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes
(RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by
non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO
Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella
protection are also available.

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