Helping businesses maximize their workers’ compensation investment

Summit provides workers’ compensation services to businesses in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Summit is based in Lakeland, Florida, and has offices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Gainesville, Georgia.

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Summit has built a solid reputation in the insurance industry by providing outstanding service to thousands of employers throughout the southeastern United States. Our family of carriers provides a variety of options to fit workers’ compensation needs of many types of businesses. Each is managed by Summit and is supported by our extensive resources.

Our Companies

Summit manages the day-to-day operations of five workers’ compensation insurance carriers.

Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company, rated A+ (Superior) by AM Best Company (rating affirmed January 28, 2021)
A Summit affiliate. Coverage available in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Bridgefield Employers Insurance Company, rated A+ (Superior) by AM Best Company (rating affirmed January 28, 2021)
A Summit affiliate. Coverage available in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

BusinessFirst Insurance Company, rated A- (Excellent) by AM Best Company (rating affirmed June 2, 2021)
A stock insurance company managed by Summit. Coverage available in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. BusinessFirst Insurance Company and affiliate RetailFirst Insurance Company make up RetailFirst Insurance Group.

RetailFirst Insurance Company, rated A- (Excellent) by AM Best Company (rating affirmed June 2, 2021)
A stock insurance company managed by Summit. Coverage available in Florida. RetailFirst Insurance Company and affiliate BusinessFirst Insurance Company make up RetailFirst Insurance Group.

Retailers Casualty Insurance Company, rated A- (Excellent) by AM Best Company (rating affirmed June 2, 2021)
A stock insurance company managed by Summit. Coverage available in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas.

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Why the Independent Agent?

The contributions of the agent community are essential to our success. Independent insurance agents have always been the distribution network for Summit products and the programs we manage. When independent agents recommend a Summit-managed carrier, they can feel confident that they’re offering strong workers’ compensation coverage from companies they trust.