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Germania Farm Mutual Insurance

Additional Locations

Phone: (979) 836-5224 Fax: (979) 277-1900 View Additional Phone Numbers 507 Highway 290 E, Brenham, TX 77833 View Additional Web Addresses

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BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Germania Farm Mutual Insurance include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 3 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

3 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 1
Billing/Collection Issues 1
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 1
Total Closed Complaints 3

Additional Complaint Information

July 2009-This company has been the target of a scam operation involving a fraudulent check. This company is NOT involved in any fraudulent activity. The scam involves using this company's name and address on a fraudulent check and then asking the consumer to deposit the check into their personal account and wiring money to an individual. Whenever a consumer has received a check and is asked to wire money, IT IS A SCAM. The consumer is responsible for all activity involving their account and the processing of a fraudulent check. The consumer can face criminal charges if they attempt to cash or deposit this check.

Additional Information

BBB file opened: February 01, 1990 Business started: 08/31/1896 Business started locally: 08/31/1896
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Paul Ehlert, President Mr. Derrell Krebs, Secretary/Treasurer Mr. Blake Lovelace, 2nd Vice President Mr. Gary Weiss, 1st Vice President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Paul Ehlert, President
Business Category

Insurance Companies

Alternate Business Names
Germania Fire & Casualty Germania General Agency Inc Germania Insurance Company Germania Life Insurance Company Germania Select Insurance Company Texas Heritage Insurance Company
Products & Services

This company offers property, casualty, liability insurance for automobiles and boats.


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.