S.C. Department of Insurance hosts a Catastrophe Claims Center in Florence

Stagecoach Road in Florence County - SCDOT Facebook image

FLORENCE, SC –  The South Carolina Department of Insurance will host a Catastrophe Claims Center in Florence, SC Tuesday, October 18th to assist consumers with their insurance questions and claims resulting from Hurricane Matthew.  “We had a good turnout at our first event in Bluffton and we encourage anyone that has experienced property damage from the hurricane in the greater Florence area 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, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) 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:                 Tuesday, October 18, 2016 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:               Florence Home Depot, 3051 West Radio Drive, Florence, SC 29501

WHO*:                 South Carolina Department of Insurance

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.