Press Release

Summit Releases Report on Top Five Workers’ Comp Claims in Retail

LAKELAND, Fla.– Summit, a leading regional provider of workers’ compensation insurance services, releases COMPInsiders® Top Injuries in Retail report identifying the top five claims it sees in the retail industry.

The report highlights the top five claims in retail based on lost time and medical-only claims for Summit-managed insurers. From 2017 through 2022, Summit received more than 9,600 workers’ compensation claims in the retail industry, and 22% of those claims were caused by strain.

Summit provides premier workers’ comp coverage, as well as numerous resources to help educate insured businesses and their employees on safe work practices. The COMPInsiders Top Injuries in Retail report can be accessed here

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 five workers’ compensation insurance companies that include its two affiliates, Bridgefield Employers Insurance Company and Bridgefield Casualty 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. For more information, visit

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 over 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.

Summit Contact:

Carol Sipe
President and CEO
Summit Consulting LLC
PO Box 988
Lakeland, FL 33802

Great American Insurance Group Media Contact:

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


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