State Fund Remains California’s Largest Workers’ Comp Carrier

The 2020 California workers’ comp market share totals are in, and the State Compensation Insurance Fund remains the largest writer of workers’ comp coverage. However, there is a new member among the top 10 largest workers’ comp carriers. The new member is Arizona’s CopperPoint Group. Copperpoint bucked the general trend of lower workers’ comp writings … Read More »

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Biggest Workers’ Comp Carriers Nationally

Who are the major carriers workers’ comp market? Which groups wrote more business last year? The 2020 figures are in and you can get the results by clicking here. Initial results from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners show the same 25 carrier groups dominating the national workers’ comp market in 2020 as in 2019. … Read More »

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Excess Workers’ Comp Market Expanded In 2018

California’s market for excess workers’ comp coverage expanded slightly in 2018 to once again top $200 million in written premium. Overall, excess carriers wrote $209 million in premium last year. The total is up from the $195 million written in 2017 but still far below the $243 million recorded in 2016. Brokers active in the … Read More »

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Berkshire Still Largest Workers’ Comp Group, But Only By A Hair

The Berkshire Hathaway Group continues to make history by claiming for the second year in a row the title of largest writer of workers’ compensation coverage in California. The group replaced the State Compensation Insurance Fund as the largest carrier in 2017, but State Fund all but erased the difference last year (see the Top … Read More »

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Berkshire Hathaway Group Makes History

The State Compensation Insurance Fund is no longer California’s largest writer of workers’ compensation coverage in California. The Berkshire Hathaway Group (NYSE: BRK.A) replaced the quasi-governmental carrier as number one during 2017. It is believed that this is the first time in its history that State Fund is not the largest writer of workers’ comp … Read More »

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NAIC Top 25 Movers & Shakers

UPDATE: After Workers’ Comp Executive’s deadline the National Association of Insurance Commissioners updated its Top 25 list with new workers’ comp premium totals. The new data includes an additional $1 billion in premium for the AmTrust companies, which moves the group back into the Top 5 at number 4 (see updated chart). An AmTrust official … Read More »

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NAIC Top 25 Report Details Changing Markets

Recent mergers and acquisitions in the workers’ compensation industry have several of the top workers’ comp carriers changing rank in the latest national market share report from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, (NAIC). Travelers Group (NYSE: TRV) remains the largest writer of workers’ comp in the nation followed by Hartford Fire & Casualty Group … Read More »

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Market Share: The Big Are Getting Bigger

California’s insured workers’ comp market expanded 8% last year as written premium topped $12.3 billion.  Several major carriers grabbed additional market share. Overall, employers paid an additional $909 million last year as payrolls continued to expand in California while filed rates moderated. Overall, the ten largest carrier groups increased their control of the California workers’ comp … Read More »

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