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Leading Worker's Comp Insurer Since 1911

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Updated June 25, 2014

Wausau Insurance is a leading commercial property and casualty insurance carrier founded in 1911, when the company issued the first constitutional workers compensation policy in the U.S. Wausau provides excellent products and services through multiple distribution channels. The company has been a member of the Boston-based Liberty Mutual Group since January 1, 1999, and has an A (Excellent) A.M. Best rating.

Wausau Insurance Specifics:

The website, www.eWausau.com is Wausau Insurance Companies' e-business operation. At its website Wausau states, “we know what small to medium sized businesses need to protect their financial assets. Our property and casualty insurance products are tailored to specific industry needs.”

Wausau Insurance is a nationally known and respected business insurer with approximately 1,400 employees and currently is rated A+ by A.M. Best. Wausau is a member of the Liberty Mutual Group and has been since its purchase in 1999. Combined they are the largest workers compensation insurance company in the United States.

Purchasing Insurance Online

At eWausau.com purchasing insurance is made easy, as the company has made it easy for you to apply for business insurance. In less than 6 minutes business owners can complete an on-line application for workers compensation coverage.

Wausau Insurance Company also provides commercial property and casualty insurance products and services with various coverage options. The company offers commercial auto, general liability, property, package, umbrella, workers compensation, and other products. It also provides loss prevention, claims management, managed care, disability management program, and online provider referral services. The company was founded in 1911 and is based in Wausau, Wisconsin. As of October 6, 1998, Wausau Insurance Company is a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Holding Company, Inc.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Specifics

Workers' compensation is a state-mandated, "no-fault" insurance system that pays benefits to workers injured on the job to cover medical care, part of lost wages and permanent disability. In return, employers receive immunity from civil lawsuits by employees over such workplace injuries. Employers can meet their workers' comp obligation by purchasing insurance or by becoming a state-certified self-insurer.

Work accident injuries can sometimes be so severe that extensive medical treatments and a prolonged recovery period are necessary to ensure a full recuperation. Victims of workplace accidents may also face mounting medical bills and lost wages while recovering from their injuries.

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