ST. JOHN'S, NL, May 20, 2011 /CNW/ - Johnson Inc. is reaching out to
support its customers impacted by the wildfires in Slave Lake, AB with
teams on the ground and on the phone working 24 hours a day handling
claims and providing other information and services.
"Our thoughts are with the people of the Slave Lake area during this
incredibly trying time," said Marguerite Nobrega, Regional Vice
President. "At Johnson, we recognize the devastation that our customers
in the community are facing, and we are committed to doing everything
possible to respond to their needs and to be there for the families
affected. Our staff are here to assist anyone who needs it."
Gary Baird, Vice President, Home-Auto Claims, said, "We have mobilized
our team and our Claims Response Vehicle is on the ground, offering
people who have been displaced by the fires with essential items like
water, toiletries, diapers and shoes, as well as any information and
assistance they may need regarding insurance claims. We are helping
residents every way we can."
Johnson has also been issuing advance payments to customers for
additional living expense claims, which provides customers who are
impacted with some flexibility during this critical time.
The team of professionals at Johnson Inc., Morgex Insurance and Servus
Insurance Services - Home and Auto, is available 24 hours a day, seven
days a week. Customers are encouraged to call the toll-free emergency
claims line at 1-800-804-0087 should they have questions about their
home or auto insurance.
In the wake of the disaster, Johnson will continue to have its support
system in place as long as customers need it.
Home and property owners are also encouraged to consider the following:
Keep receipts related to any clean up or replacement costs.
It is advised that home and property owners refrain from sifting through
the debris as the site could pose dangers to you and your family. If
sifting is required, please check with emergency officials before
Home owners are advised to create a diagram of their home, indicating
where furniture, appliances, wall hangings etc. were located.
Try to detail as much information as possible regarding home contents
and automobile descriptions.
Johnson Inc. is a licensed insurance provider in Alberta, specializing
in personal home and auto insurance for groups and individuals. Johnson
Inc. also operates in Alberta under the trade styles Morgex Insurance
and Servus Insurance Services - Home and Auto.
About Johnson Inc.
With origins dating back to 1880, Johnson Inc. is one of the oldest and
most respected providers of insurance and benefits in Canada.
Headquartered in St. John's, NL, Johnson Inc. has over 1400 employees
in more than 65 locations across the country. Today, the company is
part of the global RSA group. With history stretching back almost 300
years, RSA is one of the world's leading multinational insurance
SOURCE JOHNSON INC.
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