Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company is an American insurance company based in Columbia, South Carolina (USA). It was founded in 1937 and incorporated as Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company (the legal name to this day) in 1939. The company was bought by Unum in 1993, which was subsequently bought by Provident in 1999 (they merged to become UnumProvident, of which Colonial is a subsidiary). Currently, Colonial operates in 49 states and the District of Columbia. While it supports business sold in Puerto Rico, it no longer sells there.
The company's tag line is "Making Benefits Count".
Colonial Life
Type Subsidiary
Industry Insurance
Founded 1939
Founder(s) Edwin F. Averyt
Headquarters United StatesColumbia, South Carolina
Area served United States and Puerto Rico
Key people Randall C. Horn (CEO)
Products Benefits Communication
Enrollment Services
Personal Insurance Products

Accident Insurance
Cancer Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Supplemental Health Insurance
Parent Unum (NYSE: UNM)