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Chris Harrigan has an economic degree from Limestone College and an MBA from Clemson University. He previously managed auto insurance claims for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Currently, he is using his business and insurance expertise to provide insurance data analysis and visualizations to enhance the user experience.

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Reviewed by Chris Harrigan
Former Auto Insurance Claims Manager

UPDATED: Sep 30, 2020

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Key takeaways...

  • Great American Insurance Group is based in New York City
  • Today, the Great American Insurance Group is fully owned by the American Financial Group
  • Mid-Continent offers inland marine, general liability, umbrella, and commercial auto insurance

The Great American Insurance Group that is the topic of this car insurance review began in 1872 with the start of the Great American Insurance Company. The Great American Insurance Company was based out of New York City.

After surviving the Great Depression and other American trials like natural disasters and war the Great American Insurance Company became a subsidiary of the National General Corporation.

After almost a century of being based out of New York City, the Great American Insurance Company moved across the country to Los Angeles.

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More About Great American

Today, the Great American Insurance Group is fully owned by the American Financial Group.

Some of the Great American Insurance Group’s affiliates are:

  • GAFRI
  • Mid-Continent
  • National Interstate
  • Republic Indemnity.

The American Empire Group includes companies that offer casualty and property insurance, excess and surplus insurance coverage, and general liability, umbrella, and excess umbrella insurance.

GAFRI, or Great American Financial Resources, Inc., provides retirement services, annuities, long-term car insurance, life insurance, and supplemental insurance.

Mid-Continent offers inland marine, general liability, umbrella, and commercial auto insurance.

National Interstate provides specialty insurance for school buses, recreational vehicles, limousines, public transit systems, and trucking companies.

Republic Indemnity is a workers compensation insurance provider. Find the best car insurance rates today. Enter your zip code below to get started for FREE!

References:

  1. https://www.allstate.com/tools-and-resources/insurance-basics/property-and-casualty-insurance.aspx
  2. https://www.geico.com/general-liability-insurance/
  3. https://www.nationalinterstate.com/
  4. https://www.progressivecommercial.com/business-insurance/workers-compensation-insurance/