Segment Leaders Knowledge Center Provides a New Level of Service for Third Coast Underwriters Customers

May 9, 2014

Lansing, Mich. — Third Coast Underwriters (3CU), a workers’ compensation insurance specialist based in Chicago, has implemented the 3CU Segment Leaders Knowledge Center to provide enhanced service to customers in the unique market segments it serves, including construction, specialty transportation, energy, emerging markets, longshore and mergers and acquisitions.

“The businesses we insure are highly complex with very specific needs,” said Scott Babcock, vice president of Customer Operations and Loss Control for 3CU. “To provide customers with real-time, real-person access to practical information that can be applied in their specific work environments, we’ve developed the Segment Leaders Knowledge Center. This system allows customers access to a very high level of knowledge that will ensure their success in controlling costs and maintaining a safe work environment.”

Expertise provided by the knowledge center includes coverage issues, segment operations overviews, exposures and controls, industry trends and program design.

Segment Leaders include:

  • Construction: Kevin Rakow,, 312-443-4063
  • Energy and Longshore: Bob Hamilton,, 713-208-8347
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Mike Valiante,, 312-443-4055
  • Recycling, Scrap and Garbage: Jerry Self,, 312-443-4048
  • Transportation: Scott Babcock,, 312-443-4042

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About Third Coast Underwriters
Third Coast Underwriters specializes in workers’ compensation and is dedicated to understanding and actively managing complex workers’ compensation risk with an unwavering attention to service. We serve customers with a minimum premium of $150,000 and a focus on Midwest, Gulf and select Southeastern states. Third Coast Underwriters is a division of Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., and its subsidiaries. All policies are underwritten by a licensed insurer subsidiary of Accident Fund Holdings.

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