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Commercial coverage from Erie Insurance now available for small businesses in Kentucky

ERIE, Pa., Sept. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Bureau of Labor statistics, small businesses have created nearly 12 million jobs in the U.S. in the last two decades. In Kentucky, small businesses are big business with more than 90 percent in the state having fewer than 50 employees. Now, for these small businesses looking to protect their hard-earned assets, Erie Insurance has their back.

Erie Insurance. Erie Insurance began offering car, home, life and other personal insurance to Kentucky residents approximately one year ago and, as of Oct. 1, also offers coverage to Kentucky business owners.

"We've gotten a terrific reception from homeowners and drivers in Kentucky who've told us they appreciate the broad protection provided by our insurance policies and the exceptionally high level of customer service they receive from our agents," said Jay Simon , vice president and branch manager at Erie Insurance. "We're thrilled to now offer that same level of high-touch customer service, as well as high-quality, customized commercial insurance to business owners across the commonwealth."

ERIE offers a wide range of competitively priced business coverages including property and liability, business vehicles, employment practices liability, business catastrophe liability, data breach and more. Workers Compensation coverage also is available. To find a local Erie Insurance agent who can help them determine the right coverage for their specific business, business owners can go to  or call (800) 458-0811.

About Erie Insurance
According to A.M. Best Company, Erie Insurance Group, based in Erie, Pennsylvania, is the 11th largest homeowners insurer and 12th largest automobile insurer in the United States based on direct premiums written and the 16th largest property/casualty insurer in the United States based on total lines net premium written. The Group, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, has more than 5 million policies in force and operates in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Erie Insurance Group is a FORTUNE 500 company, a Barron's 500 company and has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies.

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