2008-12-24 / Other News

Oxendine's office offers insurance assistance

Georgia residents with insurance problems or questions can receive assistance directly from the commissioner's office by contacting his insurance investigator working in your area.

An investigator from the office is scheduled to be in Blakely from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2008, at the Courthouse. Please call this location at 229-723-3033 to confirm the investigator's schedule.

In addition to receiving assistance with insurance problems or questions, Commissioner Oxendine's office offers complimentary homeowner, automobile and life insurance policy reviews. This service is designed to provide you with information you should know before purchasing insurance and how to avoid common mistakes.

$120 million has been recovered by Commissioner Oxendine since 1995 on behalf of Georgia citizens who contacted his office.

If you cannot meet with the investigator during these hours there are other ways that you can receive assistance. Investigators are available to assist you by phone from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. The toll free number is 1-800-656-2298. Contact the office by e-mail through the web address www.gainsurance. org. Or, write a letter explaining the details of your problem and mail it to the following address: John Oxendine, Commissioner of Insurance, State of Georgia, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334, Attention: Consumer Services Division.

There is no fee for this service.

If you are an individual with a disability and wish to acquire this publication in an alternative format, please contact the ADA coordinator, office of Commissioner of Insurance, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334. 404-656-2056/TDD 404-656- 4031.

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