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Abacus Insurance Brokers and Golden Bear Insurance Company Launch Residential Earthquake Program

Oct 07, 2014, Source: Abacus Insurance

LOS ANGELES, CALIF.-- Abacus Insurance Brokers, Inc., a Los Angeles-based program manager that distributes specialty insurance products online through, has selected Golden Bear Insurance Company for its online Residential Earthquake program.

The program, launched today, enables a homeowner to select from a variety of deductible approaches all from a single insurance company. Clients can select the deductible basis as either a percentage of the dwelling limit, a percentage of each coverage or a percentage of the total insurable value. The available deductible options are 10% and 15%.

In addition, the program allows customized limits for appurtenant structures, personal property and loss of use. Coverage for hardscape is also available.

The program is distributed online through the Abacus broker network with real time quoting, issuance and servicing. The program is admitted in California.

"Our objective at Abacus is to develop unique products that empower the broker with more choices from a single source and increase their efficiency while at the same time creating the conduit for the consumer to have a positive insurance experience. With our new residential earthquake program we feel we have accomplished the objective. The flexibility afforded by this program is unmatched in the marketplace. Furthermore, we have partnered with a carrier that has provided earthquake insurance in California for over 30 years, consecutively," says Darren Lewin, vice president of programs, Abacus.

For more information about the programs Abacus distributes online, visit or contact Darren Lewin at 424-214-3720,


Since 1998, Abacus has managed insurance programs that function entirely online. Through the proprietary platform, brokers access specialty programs from top-tiered insurance companies. The platform performs all aspects of the insurance transaction including quoting, order placement, policy issuance and endorsing. Brokers and carrier partners benefit from substantial efficiencies, increased revenues, and cost reductions. The programs on are distributed nationwide and accessed by over 3,500 brokerages, representing over 10,000 insurance professionals. Visit or contact Darren Lewin, CPA, CMA, CPCU, vice president of programs at 424-214-3720,

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