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Zurich opens disaster relief phone line for Hurricane Harvey claims

Schaumburg, IL, August 31, 2017

Zurich Insurance has established a dedicated phone line to help customers report Hurricane Harvey claims.

Customers can reach the Zurich Disaster Relief Line at (877) 327-6779. Calls will be answered at any time of day, seven days a week.

“As we continue to assess the impact of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, we know that many of our customers will be looking to Zurich for help,” said Steve Hatch, Chief Claims Officer for Zurich North America. “We have many ways for our customers to report claims to Zurich, including online via web and mobile device, e-mail, fax, U.S. mail and phone. For Harvey, we created a special phone line that will be open 24/7.”

Zurich also offers online resources to help customers report claims, submit claims-related documents and locate their claims professionals:

About Zurich
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 54,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at

In North America, Zurich is a leading commercial property-casualty insurance provider serving the global corporate, large corporate, middle market, specialties and programs sectors through the individual member companies of Zurich in North America, including Zurich American Insurance Company. Life insurance and disability coverage issued in the United States in all states except New York is issued by Zurich American Life Insurance Company, an Illinois domestic life insurance company. In New York, life insurance and disability coverage is issued by Zurich American Life Insurance Company of New York, a New York domestic life insurance company. For more information about the products and services it offers and people Zurich employs around the world go to 2012 marked Zurich's 100-year anniversary of insuring America and the success of its customers, shareholders and employees.