National Merit Insurance Company
National Merit Insurance Company
15805 NE 24th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008-2409
If you live in the state of Washington, you can avail of quality car and property insurance from National Merit Insurance Company. Founded in 1980, National Merit has been providing first-rate and reasonably priced car insurance products for 20 years. The company is located in Bellevue, Washington and has offices in Oregon and Idaho. National Merit also underwrites Teachers’ Insurance Plan in the states of New York and Washington.
National Merit was incorporated under the laws of Washington State on June 18, 1980 under the name of Rainier Insurance Company. Its present name was adopted on March 16, 1984. The company was an entirely owned subsidiary of Federated American Insurance Company until the total outstanding capital stock of Federated American was bought by Unigard Insurance Company in December 1997. At that time, National Merit served as a subsidiary of the Winterthur Swiss Insurance Group. On January 1, 2004, National Merit became a subsidiary of Response Insurance Group, and in early 2009, the company was purchased by Trinity Universal Insurance Company. Currently, the insurance provider is underwritten by Trinity Universal, a licensed company in the Unitrin Direct family of insurance carriers.
Unitrin Direct, the group where National life belongs, has over 6 million policy holders and $9 billion in assets. National Life becoming part of Unitrin Direct highlighted Unitrin’s commitment to private lines insurance sold straight to consumers, strengthening direct-to-consumer distribution channels and hastening Unitrin’s development towards attaining essential economies of scale. On the other hand, Trinity Universal, the company underwriting for National Life, has a financial strength rating of A- or excellent, stable outlook and affirmed action as well as issuer credit rating for long-term as a-. This proves that National Life’s collaborators in providing quality insurance products have solid standing in terms of financial strength and stability.
Personal lines, automobile, boat, dwelling, homeowners and umbrella coverages are some particular products offered by National Merit. Those underwritten by Trinity Universal include accident, air physical damage, aircraft liability, allied coverages, auto liability, auto physical damage, boiler & machinery, burglary & theft, fidelity & surety, fire, forgery, glass, and hail, among others.
Along with its quality property and car insurance services, the company also provides excellent customer care. National Merit offers services online, including the ability for policyholders to submit online bill payments. National Merit is also committed to safeguarding the security of its policyholders both online and on the road. It makes use of use industry-standard hardware and software in combination with authentication and certification by third parties to protect the transmission of data, the processing of data and the storing of data provided by policyholders as they submit information on its website. As National Merit’s customers, policyholders are provided necessary details specific to their policy coverage. The documents contain detailed listing of their particular insurance coverage and limits. On its website, National Merit also offers the opportunity to view and/or print policy forms associated with clients’ insurance policies. All the policyholders need to do is to make their declarations page available.