Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company

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Colonial Life
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryInsurance
Founded1939
Founder(s)Edwin F. Averyt
HeadquartersColumbia, South Carolina
Area servedUnited States and Puerto Rico
Key peopleRandall C. Horn (CEO)
ProductsBenefits Communication
Enrollment Services
Personal Insurance Products

Accident Insurance
Cancer Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Supplemental Health Insurance
ParentUnum (NYSEUNM)
WebsiteColonialLife.com
 
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Colonial Life
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryInsurance
Founded1939
Founder(s)Edwin F. Averyt
HeadquartersColumbia, South Carolina
Area servedUnited States and Puerto Rico
Key peopleRandall C. Horn (CEO)
ProductsBenefits Communication
Enrollment Services
Personal Insurance Products

Accident Insurance
Cancer Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Supplemental Health Insurance
ParentUnum (NYSEUNM)
WebsiteColonialLife.com

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company is a U.S. 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. Colonial Life is a market leader[citation needed] in providing personal insurance benefits for employees and their families through the workplace, along with individual benefits education, advanced yet simple-to-use enrollment technology and quality personal service. Colonial Life offers disability, life and supplemental accident and health insurance policies in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Similar policies, if approved, are underwritten in New York by a Colonial Life affiliate, The Paul Revere Life Insurance Company, Worcester, Mass. Colonial Life is a subsidiary of Unum Group, one of the world's leading providers of employee benefits.

Colonial Life employs about 1,100 people and has an 8,000-member independent contractor national sales organization. The company has approximately 3 million policies in place and serves 70,000 businesses and organizations (as of year-end 2010).[citation needed]

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