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If you have experienced a loss and need to file a claim, please contact your retail insurance agent for assistance in completing the necessary forms. If you need contact information for your agent, please feel free to call 512-531-1744 or email

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Please forward your Accord loss notices to TAGA at 512-342-2803 or email to Blank forms are available below.

For your convenience, company phone numbers to obtain claims information are listed below.

If you have any questions please contact us 888-999-8242.

Loss Notices

For Claim Information Contact:

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Ben Kropf / CISR
Submissions / Claims

Ben started with TAGA in 2001 and helps customers on a daily basis as Communications Coordinator and assisting with claims. He knows that helping people in a timely manner is important to good customer service.

Ben graduated from CentennialHigh School in Bakersfield, CA. He’s been married for eight years and has two dogs, which he takes on exploring adventures in state parks

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Richard Salley
Premium Finance / Claims / Commercial Lines Manager

Richard combined his experience with four insurance associates to form Tejas American. Until recently he was a Commercial Lines Underwriter. Now Richard is currently managing the TAGA Premium Finance Company. He is also responsible for handling claims at TAGA.

Richard worked with a managing general agency starting in 1992 as Personal Lines Manager. During his two-year venture, he set the stage and put the agency on the map as one of the premier farm and ranch insurance writers in the state of Texas.

In March 1994, Richard was promoted to Underwriting Manager for all lines. Under his leadership, Austin Surplus Lines continued to grow and experience its greatest year ever in 1996. Richard held this position until March of 1997.

Richard’s responsibilities included underwriting results and production commitments for all lines. He worked closely with the Administrative Manager and individual department managers under his direction to provide extraordinary service for customers while producing a profit for his companies and the agency.

Prior to the agency field, Richard spent seven years in the oil and gas industry in the position of Insurance and Contracts Manager. He held this position for five years at Bearden Drilling Company and for two years at Burns Drilling Company. Preceding his work in the oil industry, Richard spent six years with Crum and Forster Insurance Company. While at C & F, he held positions that included marketing responsibilities and supervision of one of the largest farm and ranch insurance departments in the state of Texas.

Richard received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Tech University. Since college, he has completed course work in Insurance Principles, CPCU and holds his CIC designation.

Richard is married to Julie and has 2 daughters, Casey and Randi.

Insurance Companies

CompanyPhone Number
Acceptance Indemnity866-576-7971
Admiral 856.429.9200
American International Group 800-486-2422
American Reliable800-245-1505
Catlin Insurance 210-694-5572
Century Surety800-878-7389
Crum and Forester800-392-1970
Essex Insurance800-431-1270
Firemans Fund800-558-1606
Hallmark 800-677-5170
Insurors Indemnity254-759-3859 –
Liberty Mutual844-325-2467
Interstate & Firemans’s Fund Auto800-456-8458
Lloyds of London Commercial Lines800-945-1414
Lloyds of London Farm & Ranch800-488-6767
Markel Insurance800-431-1270
One Beacon Farm & Ranch877-346-0304
QBE Insurance company877-464-5395
Scottsdale Insurance Company800-423-7675
Seneca Insurance212-277-3490
Southern County Mutual800-677-5170
United States Liability Insurance888-523-5545
Verus Insurance804-525-1360