BusinessFirst Insurance Company launches new website

LAKELAND, Fla. (November 21, 2013)—BusinessFirst Insurance Company, a monoline workers’ compensation insurance company, is pleased to announce its new, user-friendly website targeted to business owners who are searching for workers’ compensation insurance.

Thomas S. Petcoff, president of the company states, “Our new website is just one more way to increase brand awareness and reach business owners who are looking for a strong, stable workers’ compensation carrier. Our independent insurance agents will also find it to be a useful selling tool to help potential policyholders become familiar with who we are and how we are different from other workers’ comp companies.” Petcoff adds, “The informative content is complimented by a clean, inviting look and feel indicative to the BusinessFirst brand.”

Visitors to can learn all about the company’s history, financial stability, consistent dividend returns and customized safety programs available to policyholders. There’s also a section that answers common questions business owners may have about workers’ comp and a section where they can search for the nearest agency with independent insurance agents who market BusinessFirst products.

BusinessFirst Insurance Company and affiliate RetailFirst Insurance Company comprise RetailFirst Insurance Group, which insures more than 13,500 businesses throughout Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee. The Group is rated B++ (Good) by A.M. Best Company and has excess of loss reinsurance coverage provided by A+ rated Safety National Casualty Corporation. Day-to-day operations of the Group are managed by Summit Consulting LLC, a managing general agent with more than 35 years of experience in workers’ compensation.

Workers’ compensation business submissions for BusinessFirst are accepted through independent agents. Information on agency appointments is available by calling Summit’s Agency Relations department at 1-800-282-7648. For more information about BusinessFirst, visit