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Increase in Homeowner Business Fuels Job Growth at Mercury Insurance
Property claims division is hiring 63 full-time employees in California, Texas, New Jersey and New York

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury Insurance is hiring 63 full-time property claims employees in its California, Texas, New Jersey and New York offices to support its growing customer base.  Mercury's homeowners business has increased by more than 10 percent since the beginning of the year. 

"We're helping put Americans back to work," said Clarisa Eng, Mercury's human resources director. "These new employees will help us provide even better service to our customers so that when the unexpected happens they know Mercury will be there to help make everything right."  

Mercury, specializing in personal auto and homeowners insurance sold through independent agents, is currently filling positions through the first quarter of 2012 for property field adjusters, support specialists, managers and supervisors.  These new employees will receive several weeks of training and will join Mercury's team of more than 4,000 employees and 5,000 local agents in 13 states to facilitate property claims.  

"Mercury enjoys one of the highest homeowners retention rates in the industry –  better than 97% – and one of the biggest reasons is the outstanding claims service we provide," said Joanna Moore, Mercury's chief claims officer. "Our entire organization is committed to acting as advocates for our customers. We're available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for our customers in the event of a fire, broken pipe or other covered losses they may suffer."

Eligible Mercury employees receive numerous benefits, including 401k, healthcare coverage and the bonus opportunities. For more information and to apply, visit www.mercuryinsurance.com/about/careers-jobs/.

ABOUT MERCURY INSURANCE (www.mercuryinsurance.com)

Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization predominantly offering personal automobile and homeowners insurance through a network of independent agents in California, Florida, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona, New York, Georgia, Oklahoma, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, Virginia and Pennsylvania.  Since 1962, Mercury has specialized in offering quality insurance at affordable prices – core values that distinguish Mercury in the marketplace.

SOURCE Mercury Insurance

For further information: Kyle Reuter of PCGCampbell, +1-424-903-3657, kreuter@pcgcampbell.com

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