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UFG Insurance initiates response team following Hurricane Ida

Released on: Aug 31, 2021, 12:00 PM
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – August 30, 2021

When your ready, we're ready. File a claim. In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, UFG Insurance reminds Louisiana policyholders that claims teams are ready to help. The company has deployed a special catastrophe (CAT) team with experienced members from across the country to assist.

“Adjusters and customer service associates are prepared to help our insureds and agents through this devastation,” says UFG vice president and chief claims officer Corey Ruehle. “For this storm to have happened on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina adds another layer of grief for those who suffered a loss – it’s our hope that our gold-standard claims service can help policyholders through this painful time with speed, efficiency and, just as important, compassion.”

Policyholders can report a claim ASAP through the following options, most of which are available around the clock: 

About UFG
Founded in 1946 as United Fire & Casualty Company, United Fire Group, Inc. (UFG, Nasdaq: UFCS), through its insurance company subsidiaries, is engaged in the business of writing property and casualty insurance. Through our subsidiaries, we are licensed as a property and casualty insurer in 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, and we are represented by approximately 1,000 independent agencies. A.M. Best Company assigns a rating of “A” (Excellent) for members of the United Fire & Casualty Group. For more information about UFG visit www.ufginsurance.com.

Contact: Casey Prince
Assistant Vice President & 
Marketing Communications Manager
UFG Corporate Communications
319-399-5622 (w), 319-360-5578 (c)