Press Releases

Safety National Adds Large Guaranteed Cost Workers’ Compensation and Captive Services to Product Offerings

Safety National Casualty Corporation has added two new offerings to its suite of products: large guaranteed cost workers’ compensation and captive services. Safety National’s large guaranteed cost workers’ compensation offering caters to the unique business profile of sophisticated large employers in need of a first-dollar program. The program requires a…

Safety National Awards Safety First Grant for Creative Risk Control Solutions

Safety National awarded the annual Safety First Grant to three policyholders for their creative risk control solutions. The first-place $10,000 grant was awarded to Capital Region Educational Service District 113 Workers’ Compensation Trust for implementing an easy set school bus safety brake system to alleviate the risk of soft-tissue injuries…

Two New Complimentary Risk Control Resources Now Available to Public Entity Policyholders

Safety National announced the release of two new complimentary risk control offerings now available exclusively to their Public Entity Multi-Line Program policyholders: Law Enforcement Liability Resources and HR Essentials Online. Law Enforcement Liability Resources is a web portal where clients can download a law enforcement liability self-assessment and sample policies…

A.M. Best Assigns A+ Rating to Safety Specialty Insurance Company

A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of A+ (Superior) and an issuer credit rating of “aa-“ to Safety Specialty Insurance Company. The outlook assigned to each rating is stable. According to A.M. Best, “The ratings reflect the company’s role as a subsidiary of Safety National Casualty Corporation. Factors…

Safety National Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Surplus to Achieve A.M. Best Financial Size Category XIV

Safety National announced today that the Company’s A.M. Best Financial Size Category (FSC) has advanced, increasing Safety National’s rating to A+ XIV. According to A.M. Best, “The FSC is designed to provide a convenient indicator of the size of a company in terms of its statutory surplus and related accounts.”…

Safety National Forms Safety Specialty Insurance Company

Safety National has acquired an excess and surplus company that will begin operations in March 2016 as Safety Specialty Insurance Company (SSIC). Safety Specialty will initially focus on complementing Safety National’s public entity multi-line program, which includes general liability and auto liability coverage. Through SSIC, Safety National will now be…

Safety National Adds Safe Patient Handling Evaluation Resource to Risk Control Offerings

Safety National announced the release of the Safe Patient Handling Evaluation Resource today – a tool that helps evaluate healthcare facilities’ safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) programs. Safety National has partnered with Atlas Lift Tech to add this complimentary resource to MAP Client Services, Safety National’s suite of value-added…

Business Insurance Recognizes Safety National as a Best Place to Work

Safety National has been named a Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine. Safety National, along with the other honorees, was recognized in a special report on November 9, 2015. This is the fourth time that Safety National won, ranking in both the insurers/providers category and the…

Safety National Announces Claims Department Reorganization

Safety National Casualty Corporation announced the following management changes and realignment of responsibilities within the company’s claims department. Carl Reynolds, Senior Vice President – Claims, has retired after a successful thirty-year career with Safety National where, as department head, he was responsible for operational management of the entire claims department….

Safety National Promotes Tom Grove to Senior Vice President – Business Development

Safety National Casualty Corporation has appointed Tom Grove to the position of Senior Vice President – Business Development. In his new role, Grove is responsible for leading Safety National’s business development, broker relations and sales functions. Grove began his career with Safety National in 1992 and has held various sales…

Safety National Emphasizes Commitment to Reinsurance Offerings with Creation of Safety National Re

Safety National Casualty Corporation announced today that it has rebranded its reinsurance platform as Safety National Re. Safety National Re will continue to offer its existing products and solid financial security, which includes over $1.25 billion in surplus as well as Safety National Casualty Corporation’s A+ rating from A.M. Best…

Join Safety National at RIMS

Sunday, April 26 2:00 pm  We will be streaming Out Front Ideas with Kimberly & Mark LIVE from RIMS!  Click here to watch the live stream of a Q&A with industry stakeholders’ on the evolution of the workers’ compensation industry.   Monday, April 27 10:00 am The exhibit hall is…

Safety National Makes Four-Year Commitment to Kids’ Chance of America

Safety National is proud to announce that the company has committed $25,000 annually through 2018 to Kids’ Chance of America, a non-profit charity providing scholarship support to children of seriously or fatally injured workers. Since 1988, Kids’ Chance has provided scholarships to children where a parent has been seriously injured…

Tom Leahy Joins Safety National as Business Development Manager

Safety National Casualty Corporation announced today that Tom Leahy has joined the company as Business Development Manager. With over 15 years of industry-related business development and account management experience, Leahy brings a strong background to Safety National. Leahy held a variety of client- and market-facing roles with Marsh, most recently…

“Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark” Series Promises Cutting-Edge Workers’ Compensation-Related Content

Kimberly George and Mark Walls announced today that they will join forces to host a regular, complimentary webinar series and interactive forum called “Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark.” The series – sponsored by Sedgwick and Safety National – will be dedicated to covering important workers’ compensation-related topics that…

Safety National Expands Field Presence, Promotes Steve Cotnoir to Large Casualty Management Team

Safety National announced today that its Large Casualty group appointed Steve Cotnoir to the position of Vice President – Large Casualty. In his new role, Cotnoir will be responsible for leading Large Casualty field underwriting operations for several strategic regional office territories, including those handled out of the Atlanta, Chicago…

Safety National Expands Field Presence, Promotes Dennis Zervos to Large Casualty Team

Safety National announced today that its Large Casualty group appointed Dennis Zervos to the position of Vice President – Large Casualty. In his new role, Zervos will be responsible for leading Large Casualty field underwriting operations for the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Zervos joined Safety National…

Safety National Recognizes 2014 Safety First Grant Winner

Safety National awarded Russell Del’Re, Safety & Risk Manager at Dressbarn (a brand operating under the Ascena Retail Group), with 2014’s Safety First Grant for presenting the most creative risk control solution related to an identifiable and quantified loss source. The Problem At Dressbarn, the Safety Team had a dream…

Safety National Surpasses $1.25 Billion in Surplus to Achieve A.M. Best Financial Size Category XIII

Safety National announced today that the Company’s A.M. Best Financial Size Category (FSC) has increased to XIII. According to A.M. Best, “The FSC is designed to provide a convenient indicator of the size of a company in terms of its statutory surplus and related accounts.” A FSC of XIII designates…

Safety National’s CEO Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Safety National’s CEO, Mark Wilhelm, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday at an all-company assembly to raise money for The ALS Association. As part of the challenge, Safety National’s executive team doused Wilhelm with ice water as employees made donations to the charity, which will be matched by Safety…

Safety National Introduces Distracted Driving Course to Help Prevent Work-Related Vehicle Accidents

In an effort to help policyholders prevent work-related vehicle accidents, Safety National has added a Distracted Driving Course to MAP Client Services, the Company’s suite of value-added risk control offerings. Using online simulation, Safety National’s Distracted Driving Course provides targeted, immediate training that addresses distracted driving awareness and safe driving…

Safety National Opens Dallas Regional Office, Expands Field Underwriting Presence

Safety National has opened a regional office in Dallas, Texas. The Dallas office is the sixth regional office opened by Safety National in the past five years. In correlation with the regional office opening, Jason Tamblyn, CPCU, ARM, has been promoted to Regional Underwriting Manager and will be based out…

Mark Walls Joins Safety National as Vice President Communications and Strategic Analysis

Safety National announced today that Mark Walls has joined the company as Vice President Communications and Strategic Analysis. In his new capacity with Safety National, Walls will lead all thought-leadership activities by combining industry perspective and market intelligence to develop expert content for materials like whitepapers, print and social media,…

Amy Beck Joins Safety National As Regional Account Executive

Safety National announced today that Amy Beck has joined the company as Regional Account Executive. With over 20 years of industry-related account management experience, Beck brings a strong background to Safety National. Beck previously served as the Vice President of Client Services at York Risk Services Group, where she was…