Amerisure Ranks No. 1 for Workers' Compensation Insurance

Apr 17, 2000, 01:00 ET from Amerisure Inc.

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Agents rated Amerisure
 Insurance as the No. 1 writer (ranked 1 out of 22) of workers compensation
 insurance, according to the property casualty ratings in Crittenden
 Publishing's, Novato, Calif., April 3, 2000 newsletter, Insurance Markets.
     The annual survey was distributed to more than 5,000 agents and brokers at
 the end of 1999.  Amerisure scored the best in the categories of,
 "accessibility and timely response to inquiries, flexibility on conditions and
 exclusions, and efficient and fair on payment of claims."
     "We are especially pleased with this rating," said Richard F. Russell,
 President and CEO of Amerisure Inc.  "It proves that our strategy to only
 focus on commercial lines is satisfying our business partners.  I can't
 emphasize enough the benefits Amerisure has gained from distributing
 exclusively through the best independent agents.  It's very reassuring to know
 our agents and policyholders recognize the value of our dedicated services,
 and acknowledge the stability that our company provides through all phases of
 the market cycle."
     A free copy of the report is available from Amerisure's corporate office.
 Requests can be faxed to Jeff Marzolf at 248-615-8540 or e-mail to .
     Amerisure Inc., its parent, Michigan Mutual Insurance Company
 (collectively known as Amerisure Companies), is a regional property and
 casualty insurance group with headquarters in Farmington Hills, Mich. that has
 been insuring companies for almost 90 years.  It provides insurance to
 manufacturing, contracting and other commercial enterprises through 10 core
 service centers located throughout the Midwest and South.  Amerisure's Web
 site address is

SOURCE Amerisure Inc.