The Most Trusted Name in California Workers Compensation Insurance
We bring the right people together at the right time to deliver services that matter to our customers. Our success is measured by 90%+ customer retention and consistent financial performance.
10,000+ California Customers Served
For over 25 years, we’re proud to have delivered exceptional service.
5,000+ Credentialed Physicians
Our California Medical Provider Network (MPN) offers first-in-class medical care.
140 of California’s Best Commercial Insurance Brokers
Preferred works directly with a semi-exclusive insurance broker network.
Millions of Dollars Saved Annually In Claims Costs and Premiums
Our gold standard of care for injured employees helps employers save money.
The Preferred Workers Compensation Insurance Solution For California Employers
We focus on four key areas to bring you this solution.
“My Preferred Employers Insurance broker contacted me about a quote for my workers compensation insurance. With “Preferred”, she was able to offer a complete Workplace Risk Management Program and, saved me a few thousand dollars. I waited until the last minute to apply, but they got everything handled super-fast. I am very happy with their personal attention.”
Business Owner/President - Manufacturing Company
"Preferred Employers Insurance not only provides my team with answers to business problems, they actually go above and beyond to provide solutions no matter the challenges involved. They are a true business partner."
“My previous workers compensation insurance company increased my rates substantially post-pandemic 2020. Preferred Employers' special workers compensation insurance program for our association not only saved me money, but also provided the stability and expertise I was looking for in a business partner. I highly recommend their program...”
Dr. Walter C.
California Medical Association (CMA) Member
"When employees suffer a work-related injury or illness, Preferred’s workers compensation insurance protection helps cover wages and medical benefits. Experienced medical professionals follow injured workers at every step of their recovery."
“Preferred employees are a pleasure to work with, very helpful and professional. They have provided excellent information and tools to help us manage our company’s safety program and workers compensation insurance costs."
Business Owner – Wholesale Company
"Preferred Employers Medical Provider Network (MPN) provides highly experienced nurse case managers to help coordinate care and treatment along with physical, emotional and occupational therapies. Their employees are friendly, prompt and professional."
Small Business Owner – Clothing Retailer
"Business owners are dealing with an ever-growing list of obstacles to profitability. Preferred provides all of the essential elements an employer needs to prevent workplace injuries and minimize overall insurance costs when injuries do occur."
Business Owner – Senior Living Facility
“As a specialty workers compensation insurance company, we are in the workplace injury prevention and medical management business. We offer loss prevention advice and the tools needed to help identify workplace risks and prevent workplace injuries. When one of your employees does get injured on the job, we are right there to ensure that your injured employee gets quick access to the best medical professionals available in California.”
Senior Vice President, Preferred Employers Insurance
The Power of Berkley
Preferred Employers Insurance is one of the 55+ (re)insurance businesses worldwide that comprise the Berkley brand. Berkley is one of America’s largest commercial lines property casualty insurance providers, operating worldwide within two segments of the P&C insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess. Each business offers expertise within an industry, product, or region.
Preferred Employers Insurance is a member of W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P 500. W. R. Berkley Corporation’s insurance company subsidiaries are rated A+ (Superior), Financial Size Category XV by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s. Berkley’s competitive advantage lies in its long-term strategy of decentralized operations. This structure provides each Berkley business the agility of a small business—the ability to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. It also provides our Berkley businesses with the strength and resources of a Fortune 500 organization as well as the financial accountability and incentives to attract and retain the highest-caliber professionals.