BusinessFirst Insurance Company is a stock insurance company serving the workers' compensation needs of nearly 5,000 businesses. The company was founded in 2003, and its daily operations are managed by Summit. Coverage is available in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. BusinessFirst Insurance Company and affiliate RetailFirst Insurance Company comprise RetailFirst Insurance Group, which is rated B++ (Good) with a positive outlook from A.M. Best Company.


BusinessFirst Insurance Company is a Summit-managed workers’ compensation insurance carrier. It is marketed through independent insurance agents.

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