The Hartford – An Overview

Originally founded in 1810, The Hartford is a fortune 100 company with offices in several countries, including Japan, Ireland, and Brazil. Worldwide, they employ over 30 thousand employees, and are represented by more than 11,000 independent agencies, not including well over 100,000 registered brokers. A majority of their policies are for vehicle insurance, followed by homeowner policies, with the remainder being distributed between health, life, and other types of insurance.

They offer a wide range of insurance services, from automobiles to home and business, as well as health and Life insurance. Company worth is estimated at more than 285 billion dollars, with over 2 billion in reported annual income for the past 3 years alone, making The Hartford one of the most prolific insurance companies in the world. They are primarily represented by appointed independent agents, as well as direct sales through Affinity Programs. They provide specialized programs for mature population segments through such notable organizations as AARP.

In addition to insurance, The Hartford provides savings options, which include mutual funds, annuities, and even college savings plans. With nearly 2 centuries of recognized and reputable financial services, they are one of the largest investment and insurance firms in the country, and maintain superior ratings with several ratings firms.

Personal accounts of dealings with the company range from exceptionally good for auto insurance claims, to moderately poor for Claims filed against worker compensation benefits. Overall, the satisfaction in company service and claims response is average to above average. As a financial institution, the company excels in long term savings methods, and have been highly praised.

The Hartford Company Information

Parent Company:
Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

Subsidiaries:
The Hartford Life Insurance Company
Hartford Fire Insurance Company
Hartford Life and Accident
Hartford Life Group Insurance Company
Hartford Life & Annuity

Lines of Insurance:
Vehicle Coverage: Personal Vehicles, RV, Trailers, Classic/Antique
Other Coverages: Health, Life, Homeowners, Business, Annuities and Savings

Coverage Options:

  • Bodily Injury Protection
  • Property Damage Liability
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Bodily Injury and Liability
  • PIP (No-fault)
  • Collision
  • Medical
  • Glass Replacement
  • Comprehensive
  • Rental Reimbursement

Licensed to sell insurance in:
AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

A.M. Best Company Rating: A+
(Rating Explained)

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