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Our mission is to be California’s most trusted workers compensation insurance provider. We accomplish this by:

  • Assisting business owners in the prevention of workplace accidents
  • Providing easy access to our best-in-class Medical Provider Network
  • Collaborating as your solutions partner to lower costs and minimize risks
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The Preferred Experience

The Preferred Workers Compensation Insurance Solution for California Business that gets injured employees back to work and back to life.

Claims Handling Philosphy

Preferred offers the most responsive, customer-focused and proactive claims management in California’s workers compensation industry. In our continual pursuit of customer service excellence, we work closely with injured workers looking for opportunities to improve claims efficiency, drive innovative claims processes, and employ creative solutions to solve our business challenges.


Service efficiency and effectiveness is important to us and our customers. We close 85% of claim files in the first-year of injury, getting employees back to work and back to life.

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Our team members are empowered to take true ownership of customer problem solving, resulting in 90% of inquiries handled within the first call.


Offering Concierge-Level Service, Preferred provides immediate access to a live person within three rings when you call our support line.

Financially Stable

Preferred Employers Insurance is a member of W. R. Berkley Corporation, whose insurance company subsidiaries are rated A+ (Superior) by A. M. Best Company. We are known in the insurance industry for consistency, competitiveness and stability regardless of industry cycle.

Workplace Safety and Health

Strive for an injury-free workplace with Preferred! Our team of Risk Advisors help improve workplace conditions and prevent workplace injuries. Explore our resource library categorized by industry.

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Want to access California’s most competitive insurance protection for your employees that may get injured-on-the-job? Apply for a competitive quote today. One of our professional insurance brokers will contact you within 24 hours.

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Disclaimer Notice - This application does not constitute a contract of insurance, nor does it provide any coverage for any loss or claim. Coverage can only be bound by one of our professional insurance brokers with a completed and signed application.