Press Release

Introducing Bridgefield Indemnity Insurance Company: Elevating Workplace Protection

LAKELAND, Fla. – January 16, 2024 – Summit, a leading regional provider of workers’ compensation insurance services, announces the addition of Bridgefield Indemnity Insurance Company to its carrier offerings.

Bridgefield Indemnity Insurance Company is the sixth workers’ compensation insurance carrier currently managed by Summit. The new carrier will provide more pricing flexibility and expanded product options to serve a broader array of customers.

“This represents a significant milestone in our mission to continually improve and expand our services. I am confident that Bridgefield Indemnity Insurance Company will play an important role in helping us meet the needs of our customers,” states Carol Sipe, Summit’s president and CEO.

Bridgefield Indemnity Insurance Company is rated A+ (Superior) by AM Best with coverage currently available in Mississippi. Coverage will expand to other states in Summit’s footprint later this year.

To learn more about Summit’s workers’ compensation insurance carriers and the products offered, please visit summitholdings.com.

About Summit Consulting LLC (“Summit”)

Based in Lakeland, Florida, Summit is a leading regional provider of workers’ compensation insurance services in the United States and is a member of Great American Insurance Group. Summit manages the day-to-day operations of six workers’ compensation insurance companies that include its three affiliates, Bridgefield Employers Insurance Company, Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company and Bridgefield Indemnity Insurance Company, and three non-affiliates, BusinessFirst Insurance Company, RetailFirst Insurance Company and Retailers Casualty Insurance Company. Summit provides its comprehensive workers’ compensation insurance services to businesses in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Summit has offices in Lakeland, Florida, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Gainesville, Georgia.

About Great American Insurance Group

Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A.M. Best Company for 115 years and is currently rated “A+” (Superior). The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.

Contacts

Summit Contact:

Carol Sipe
President and CEO
Summit Consulting LLC

Great American Insurance Group Media Contact:

Diane P. Weidner
Vice President, Investor and Media Relations, American Financial Group

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