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COUNTRY Helps Clients Affected By Illinois Storms

February 11, 2008

More than 1,700 COUNTRY Insurance & Financial Services clients in Illinois reported auto and property damage as a result of two separate storms which occurred Jan. 29 and Feb. 5. A cost estimate is not yet available.

Both storms caused damage across the state, from Effingham in the south, to Champaign in the East, Peoria in the west and Ottawa in the north. Hardest hit were areas in and around Effingham and Harrisburg.

  • Effingham – 359 claims
  • Harrisburg – 296 claims
  • Centralia – 239 claims
  • Decatur – 174 claims
  • Champaign – 59 claims
  • Belleville – 50 claims
  • Raymond – 45 claims
  • Ottawa – 45 claims
  • Edwardsville – 43 claims
  • Springfield – 40 claims
  • Peoria – 34 claims
  • Bloomington – 34 claims

With both storms, strong winds and hail caused damage to buildings and vehicles. To report storm damage and begin the claims process, COUNTRY clients should contact the 24-hour COUNTRY Helpline® as soon as possible, toll-free at 1-800-846-0100.

Contact

Jay Verner
(309) 821-3372
news@countryfinancial.com