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Frequently Asked Questions about Gerber Life

To help you find the answers you are looking for quickly and easily, the frequently asked questions are categorized by topic. Click on your topic to review the related questions and answers. If you do not find the information you need, email your question to us. You will receive a personal reply within 24 hours.


About our company

Q.  Is Gerber Life affiliated with Gerber Products?

Yes. Gerber Products, the baby food people, founded Gerber Life Insurance Company in 1967. Gerber Life is an affiliate of Gerber Products and has shared in their tradition of helping parents to raise happy, healthy children.

Q.  How long has Gerber Life Insurance Company been in business?

As stated above, Gerber Life Insurance Company was founded in 1967.

Q.  How large is Gerber Life Insurance Company?

Gerber Life, which does business in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada, has more than $37 billion of life insurance in force and insures more than 3 million policies. Source: Gerber Life 2009 Annual Statement.

Q.  How does Gerber Life Insurance Company stack up against other insurance companies?

Gerber Life is rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the impartial reporting firm that rates insurance companies based on financial stability, management skill and integrity. The rating refers only to the overall status of the Company and is not a recommendation of specific policy provisions, rates or practices of the Company.

Q.  Where is the company located?

The home office of Gerber Life Insurance Company is located in White Plains, New York. The Operations Division, responsible for issuing all policies and processing benefit payments is in Fremont, Michigan…home of the Gerber Products Company.

Q.  What is the origin of the Gerber Baby logo?

You can read the full history of the Gerber baby logo here.

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About purchasing insurance

Q.  Where is Gerber Life insurance available?

Gerber Life is a licensed insurance company in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. It is important to note, however, that some Gerber Life policies are not available in all areas. To find out more, refer to the specific product descriptions elsewhere in the site, or e-mail your specific question. A customer service representative will reply within 24 hours.

Q.  How do I know what coverage I need?

The answer will depend on many factors and only you can determine what is right for you. For help, click here to learn what your options are.

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Request an application without cost or obligation

Email us or call 1-800-704-2180. Remember, it costs nothing to apply and you have 30 days to review the policy. Let us help you choose a life insurance policy that is right for you.

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