About us

About us

Markel FirstComp

Markel FirstComp, a division of Markel Service, Incorporated (d/b/a Markel Insurance Services in CA), focuses on providing superior workers compensation insurance, and doing it better than anyone else in the industry. We also offer Business owners Policies (BOP) in certain states. Our appetite consists of providing workers comp and BOP insurance for new businesses, main street businesses and artisan contractors.

We are committed to building a stable, long-standing relationship with our agents and policy holders. While other insurance markets may come and go, we have never left a state in which we were working with independent agents. Our history of profitability gives agents the confidence they need to stake their reputation on Markel FirstComp as their small business insurance market.

Our affiliation with Markel provides financial strength and opens new markets.

Company highlights

  • Provides workers comp in 39 states and BOP in 12 states through 8,720 independent insurance agents
  • Partner with over 8,700 independent insurance agencies
  • Serve over 77,000 policy holders
  • Have expanded our offerings to property and liability coverage for small business
Why Markel FirstComp?

  • Ease of doing business
  • Proven financial stability
  • Long-term commitment
  • High customer retention of over 80% annually
  • ‘A’ rated paper

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