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Catastrophe Claims Town Hall Center

The South Carolina Department of Insurance will host a Catastrophe Claims Center in Bluffton, SC Wednesday, October 12th and Thursday, October 13th 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. Additionally, the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will have a mobile unit on hand that can provide credentials and duplicate tiles or registrations if consumers lost their originals in the storm.

WHAT:

South Carolina Department of Insurance Catastrophe Claims Center

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 – Thursday, October 13, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Bluffton Home Depot
20 Gateway Village Road
Bluffton, SC 29910

WHO*:

  • South Carolina Department of Insurance
  • South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce
  • South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
  • FEMA/National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
  • National Insurance Crime Bureau
  • Allstate
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Centauri
  • Coastal Select Insurance and GeoVera Specialty Insurance Company
  • Foremost Insurance
  • GEICO
  • Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of South Carolina
  • Johnson&Johnson
  • Liberty Mutual
  • National Fire & Marine Insurance Company (Harbor Claims, LLC)
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance
  • Rockingham Casualty Company (Harbor Claims, LLC)
  • Safeco Insurance
  • Safe Harbor Insurance Company (Harbor Claims, LLC)
  • South Carolina Farm Bureau
  • South Carolina Insurance Association
  • South Carolina Wind and Hail Underwriting Association
  • Spinnaker Insurance Company (Harbor Claims, LLC)
  • State Farm
  • St. Johns Insurance Company
  • The Hartford
  • Travelers
  • Universal North America

For additional information regarding this release please contact Ann Roberson, 803-737-6207. Please visit the South Carolina Department of Insurance website, doi.sc.gov/storm for additional post-disaster insurance information.