ALFA INSURANCE RESPONDS TO DAMAGES FROM MORNING STORMS IN WEST ALABAMA
April 19, 2015
Alfa Insurance® agents and adjusters are responding to claims from morning storms that caused damage in several west Alabama counties.
Alfa has more than 100 claims adjusters ready to serve every county in the state. To file a claim for home or property damage, contact local Alfa service centers or call 1-800-964-2532. Claims may also be filed online at AlfaInsurance.com or through the Alfa2Go app for iPhone and Android smartphones.
The Storm Prediction Center (SPC), part of the National Weather Service, received reports of a possible tornado in Henry County and another on the Alabama-Georgia state line in Russell County. Wind damages were also reported in Calhoun, Cherokee, Coffee, Dale, Henry, Houston and Russell counties.
Policyholders are encouraged to make temporary repairs to property to prevent additional damage. Retain receipts from purchases related to the temporary repairs to include with any claims.
Victims of disaster are prime targets for criminals, as insurance scams nationwide account for $30 billion in losses annually. Policyholders should be wary of unsolicited or unexpected offers to perform repairs or conduct inspections. Contact the Alabama Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection at 1-800-392-5658 with reports of suspected fraud, looting or price gauging. For tips on avoiding frauds and scams, visit the Alabama Attorney General’s website at ago.state.al.us.