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Reviewed by Chris Harrigan
Former Auto Insurance Claims Manager

UPDATED: Sep 30, 2020

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Key takeaways...

  • Western Indemnity Car Insurance was liquidated in 2012
  • Western Insurance Company is a member of the Western Insurance Group
  • Western Insurance writes surety bonds in almost half of the United States

Western Indemnity Insurance was liquidated. Therefore, the Western Indemnity Car Insurance review is actually a review of the Western Insurance Company, located at P. O. Box 21030, Reno, NV 89515.

The AM Best Company had has given this insurance company a financial strength rating of B (Fair).

The Western Insurance Company is a member of the Western Insurance Group. The other two companies that make up the Western Insurance Group are the Western Bonding Company and the Western Assurance Company.

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About Western Insurance Company

The Western Insurance Company began in 1994. Today the company writes surety bonds in twenty-four states:

  • Alaska
  • California
  • Arkansas
  • Idaho
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Indiana
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Kansas
  • Montana
  • Michigan
  • Nevada
  • Nebraska
  • Ohio
  • New Mexico
  • Pennsylvania
  • Oklahoma
  • Utah
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Vermont
  • Wyoming
  • Wisconsin

The Western Insurance Company does not offer any type of personal or commercial insurance policies, not even car insurance coverage. This company writes surety bonds.

A surety bond is a document that shows that one party will guarantee the performance of the second party to a third party.

These types of bonds are important to protect the third party’s interest in the event the second party does not fulfill its obligations.

The industries that are most often covered by the Western Insurance Company surety bonds are the performance industry, contractors, offsite and subdivision, payment maintenance, sales tax, and contractors licenses.

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