Pilgrim Insurance Enters Flood Insurance Program

NU Online News Service, Feb. 2, 2:42 p.m. EST?Pilgrim Insurance, a unit of The Plymouth Rock Group of Companies, said it has been accepted by the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration to participate in the Write Your Own Flood Program.[@@]

The program enables Pilgrim to issue flood protection policies, adjust claims and manage payments.

The National Flood Insurance Program is managed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Mitigation Division. It provides the opportunity for all homeowners and businesses to purchase insurance protection against flood, even in flood-prone areas.

Ellen Wilcox, president of Pilgrim Insurance Company, said the carrier would provide customers with state of the art online processing systems and educational tools.

Pilgrim, based in Boston, provides complete business process outsourcing services for property-casualty carriers. Additional information on the company is available at www.discoverpilgrim.com.