Employers Insurance Group Expanding in Arizona, Texas

July 27, 2006

Reno, Nev.-based Employers Insurance Group announced it is expanding its market for workers’ compensation insurance and services to small businesses throughout the states of Texas and Arizona. Insurance is being offered through Employers Compensation Insurance Company, one of the companies of Employers Insurance Group. New, independent agency partnerships are being established, with competitive commissions available to appointed agents in both states.

Employers Compensation Insurance Company’s filing for a 15 percent rate deviation has been approved by the Arizona Department of Insurance. Independent agencies can contact Senior Underwriter Jack Kull for more information. Kull will serve as the contact for Arizona accounts until early next year when Employers Insurance Group is scheduled to open its first office in Arizona. Phone: 702-837-3018. E-mail: jkull@eig.com.

In Texas, EIG workers’ compensation policies became available in January. Agents can contact Underwriting Manager Larry Smith at 720-482-2522 for more information. E-mail: lsmith@eigwc.com. Employers Insurance Group plans to open its first Texas office in the Dallas area within the next three months.

The Employers Insurance Group of companies currently writes business in California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Colorado and Montana — with Arizona and Texas bringing the group’s market to a total of eight states. Agency appointment information is available from Shayla Mulder, vice president of marketing for the western region. Phone: 208-424-7432. E-mail: smulder@eig.com.

Source: Employers Insurance Group

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