The South Carolina Department of Insurance will host a Catastrophe Claims Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Bluffton Home Depot, 20 Gateway Village Road to assist consumers with their insurance questions and claims resulting from Hurricane Matthew.
“We encourage anyone that has experienced property damage from the hurricane to come out to the center so that we may assist them in their claims process and help them recover as quickly as possible,” said Ray Farmer, director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance.
South Carolina Department of Insurance staff will be available to assist and answer questions and will be joined by South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, FEMA and many of the major insurance companies covering the property and automobiles damaged in this event.
Representatives from the following agencies will be present: South Carolina Department of Insurance, South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, FEMA/National Flood Insurance Program, Allstate, Auto-Owners Insurance, Centauri, Coastal Select Insurance and GeoVera Specialty Insurance Company, GEICO, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of South Carolina, Johnson & Johnson, National Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Nationwide Mutual Insurance, Rockingham Casualty Company, Safe Harbor Insurance Company, South Carolina Farm Bureau, South Carolina Insurance Association, South Carolina Wind and Hail Underwriting Association, Spinnaker Insurance Company, State Farm, St. Johns Insurance Company, The Hartford, Travelers, Universal North America and USAA.
Go to the South Carolina Department of Insurance website, doi.sc.gov/storm for additional post-disaster insurance information.
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