Claims Lyft's network of driversprovide over 10 million rides a week. (Photo: iStock)


The Travelers Companies, Inc., will become the exclusiveprovider of U.S. auto insurance claim servicesfor Lyft, effective February 1, 2019.


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“Lyft is a dynamic organization that's at the forefront of thefuture of transportation,” said Nick Seminara, Travelers'executive vice president of claim services.


“Travelers' investments in talent, technology, andinfrastructure enable us to deliver high quality and customizedclaim services. We're pleased to have the opportunity to deploythat in service of Lyft's vision and its network of drivers, whocomplete over 10 million rides a week,” he added.

'Natural fit for Lyft'

“Beyond Travelers' outstanding reputation for providingworld-class claim services, we found their culture of innovationand commitment to their communities a natural fit for Lyft,”said Kate Sampson, vice president of risk solutions atLyft.


“We're confident in Travelers' experience to efficiently andeffectively manage auto claims so we can continue to empower ourdrivers to meet their goals and help deliver an exceptionalexperience for our riders,” Sampson said.


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