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Company Details
Address: 5600 Brainerd Road, Ste. 1A
City: Chattanooga
State: TN
ZIP Code: 37411-5336
Phone Number: 800-637-2782
AM Best Rating: A-
URL where was collected the AM Best Rating: http://www3.ambest.com/ratings/FullProfile.asp?BL=0&amb=3596&AltNum=14543596&AltSrc=4
Lines of Insurance: auto, home
States Licensed To Sell Insurance In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
Type of Insurance Company: Mutual
Parent Company: Trinity Universal Insurance Co.
Top executive Contact: Timothy Bruns
Title of Top executive: President
Company Rating 1 (1 review)

Company Overview:


Company History: Founded 1974, Chattanooga, TN; as of 4/23/07, Merastar is in the process of being purchased by Trinity Universal Insurance Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unitrin Corp.
Principle Sales Methods: Independent agents and brokers.

Auto Business: Merastar sells Individual and Group (employer sponsored) Auto and Boat insurance.
Homeowners Business: Merastar sells Individual and Group (employer sponsored) Homeowner, Renter, Condo and Personal Liability Umbrella insurance.

Special Business: Merastar specializes in Group (employer sponsored) Auto and Homeowners insurance.