Farmers Insurance News

Farmers Insurance Adjusters Camp Out to Process Texas Harvey Claims

To process tens of thousands of auto and property claims with losses already well into the billions of dollars, insurance companies have adjusters camping out across Texas. The Houston Chronicle reports in one case, the adjusters – many of whom …

Farmers Begins Drone Use on Residential Losses

Farmers Insurance announced a new microdrone fleet that will assist adjusters on residential roof damage claims in areas impacted by hailstorms and other severe weather events. The insurer tapped Calif.-based Kespry for the micro UAV quadcopters that weigh 4.4 pounds …

Farmers: Fall Home Insurance Claims Tied to Rising Fire, Liability Claims

New claims data released as part of the Farmers Insurance Seasonal Smarts Digest shows the potential for home insurance claims tied to liability and fire should be at the forefront of homeowners’ minds. Farmers data shows that liability- and fire-related …

Insurer, Individual Settle With Utah City for 2012 Wildfire

Saratoga Springs, Utah, officials have approved a settlement with one of two men accused of starting a 2012 wildfire by target shooting. The Daily Herald that Jeffery Conant has agreed to pay $35,000 and Farmers Insurance Co. of Washington will …

People News: HIIG, Farmers, Engle Martin

HIIG Announces Senior Management Promotions Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG), an insurance holding company based in Texas, announced senior management promotions of Peter Smith, Susan Swails, and Richard Hitch. Peter B. Smith has been promoted to president of the Holding …

Business News

Enservio Announces Paysurance Payments Platform Mass.-based Enservio, Inc., a provider of payments/contents claim management software and inventory and valuation services for property insurers, announced the launch of the Paysurance payments platform, a solution designed to reduce carrier costs, speed claim …

Water Damage Claims Expected to Spike Due to Strong El Nino

Winter Storm Jonas’ message to homeowners – a challenging winter lies ahead. The storm that affected 20 states was the result of a particularly strong El Niño, according to the latest Farmers Insurance Seasonal Smarts Digest. The storm brought a …

Farmers Insurance Integrates Veterans Into Disaster Response Efforts

Farmers Insurance, a national multiline insurance group, and Team Rubicon, an El Segundo-based, international nonprofit organization that unites veterans with first responders to provide emergency response services, announced the launch of a unique collaboration that will integrate the skills of …

Farmers: Rising Temps Leads to More Auto Thefts and Vandalism

Theft and vandalism is the leading cause of non-collision auto claims in the summer, according to the latest Seasonal Smarts Digest from Farmers Insurance. Among Farmers Insurance customers during the two year period of 2013 and 2014, almost 30 percent …

Farmers Reports May Storms Result in Estimated $80M in Claims Losses

Storms moving through multiple states at the end of May including Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas, have resulted in more than 9,000 claims already filed across multiple states for Farmers Insurance. Since the storms struck, Farmers Insurance specialized catastrophe adjusters …