Friday, June 19, 2009

Five Star Specialty Programs Announce New Carrier For Towing Program

Here's the release from PRNewswire:

MELBOURNE, Fla., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Star Specialty Programs, a division of Crump Insurance Services, Inc. and part of Crump Group, the nation's largest insurance wholesaler, today announced it has reached an agreement with United National Group to underwrite its insurance program for the towing industry. United National Group, a division of United America Indemnity, Ltd. (Nasdaq: INDM), is rated A "Excellent" IX by A.M. Best Company and distributes its program products through program administrators who have specific binding authority.

"Five Star Specialty Programs is known for their expertise as a program administrator. Their established market presence as a provider of insurance solutions for the towing industry makes them an ideal partner for this facility," said Scott Reynolds, president of United National Group.

"We are pleased to have United National Group supporting our Towing and Recovery Program. Their focus and strength as a program carrier will help us deliver a great insurance solution for the industry. We look forward to a long-term relationship with Scott and his team for this program as well as future opportunities for other programs," said Michael Oliver, senior vice president of Five Star Specialty Programs.

The Five Star Towing and Recovery Program is tailored to meet the insurance coverage needs of towing operators and related exposures. Coverage includes auto liability, physical damage, general liability, garage keepers legal, on hook cargo, and property. Retail insurance agents and brokers wishing to access this program should call 877.247.9772 or email More information is available at

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