Economical deploys claims teams to Prince George and Kamloops

Providing emergency funds to help customers cope with traumatic experience of BC wildfires

VANCOUVER, July 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Economical Insurance is now in Prince George. A claims team is in the Hedrick Room in the Coast Inn of the North at 770 Brunswick Street actively supporting customers and broker partners throughout the claims process. A second claims team is deploying to the City of Kamloops' Soccer Central Lounge and Meeting Room at 1550 Island Parkway on McArthur Island to be fully operational by early Saturday afternoon, July 15. Both teams will offer services from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific, seven days a week.

Economical customers impacted by the wildfires also can call our 24-hour emergency claims number at 1-800-661-4404.

"Our first priority is to our customers," said Trevor Brick, Director of Claims for the Western Region at Economical Insurance. "An insurance policy is a promise and we are delivering on that promise to help them cope with this traumatic experience. We want to get emergency funds in the hands of our customers right away so they can carry on with their lives.

"We will continue to work with our customers as they transition back to their homes and businesses once they are able to return."

About Economical Insurance
Founded in 1871, Economical is one of Canada's leading property and casualty insurers, with more than $2.1 billion in annualized premium volume and more than $5.4 billion in assets as at March 31, 2017. Based in Waterloo, this Canadian-owned and operated company services the insurance needs of more than one million customers across the country. Economical conducts business under the following brands: Economical Insurance, Economical, Western General, Economical Select, Perth Insurance, Sonnet, Petsecure, Economical Financial, and Family Insurance Solutions.

SOURCE Economical Insurance

For further information: or to speak with our claims team, contact: Doug Maybee, Manager, Public and Media Relations, Economical Insurance, (M) 519.404.0989, doug.maybee@economical.com

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