Mercury Is Ready To Help Customers Impacted By The Camarillo Springs Fire

  Mercury Is Ready To Help Customers Impacted By The Camarillo Springs Fire

Mercury policyholders should call (800) 503-3724 to file a claim as soon as

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2013

LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury is ready to assist
policyholders who may have been forced to evacuate their homes, or whose
property has suffered fire damage from the Camarillo wildfire. Representatives
are available to help with claims
arrange for temporary housing or provide assistance with living expenses if
policyholders have been displaced, in the event they suffered a covered loss.

"We're encouraging Mercury customers to begin reporting claims as soon as
possible by calling the Mercury Claims Hotline at (800) 503-3724," said Joanna
Moore, Mercury Insurance chief claims officer. "Mercury's team of customer
advocates is committed to providing the resources our customers need during
this difficult time so they can get their lives back to normal as quickly as

The Camarillo wildfire has already burned more than 10,000 acres and hundreds
of Californians have had to leave their homes. Firefighters are clearing
vegetation to stop advancing flames, but the wildfire is still uncontained.

Californians can help spread this message by following @MercuryIns on Twitter
and ReTweeting this message: "Mercury policyholders impacted by the
#SpringFire call (800) 503-3724 to file a claim ASAP."

Moore advises policyholders to follow a few simple procedures to help the
claims process run smoothly.

When filing a claim

  oContact Mercury immediately to report your loss.
  oBe prepared to provide your policy number.
  oDo not remove debris or damaged property that may be related to your

Steps after filing a claim

  oPrepare a detailed inventory of destroyed or damaged property.
  oOffer photos or video tapes of your home and possessions to your adjuster,
    if these are available.
  oKeep copies of communications between you and your adjuster.
  oKeep records and receipts for additional living expenses that were
    incurred if you were forced to leave your home, and provide copies to your

Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization
predominantly offering personal automobile and homeowners insurance through a
network of independent agents in Florida, Georgia, California, New Jersey,
Arizona, New York, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, Texas, Oklahoma, Virginia and
Pennsylvania.Since 1962, Mercury has specialized in offering quality
insurance at affordable prices – core values that distinguish Mercury in the

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