Szura Insurance Services Receives Prestigious ''Exceptional Agency Status'' from Hastings Mutual Insurance Company

With a newly launched interactive Web site, Szura Insurance Services continues to thrive in Southeast Michigan.

Rochester, MI, July 11, 2007 --( Szura Insurance Services has been recognized by Hastings Mutual Insurance Company as an Exceptional Agency due to commercial lines insurance production. As a result, Szura Insurance Services has earned several prestigious benefits from Hastings Mutual including priority for "rush" quotes, greater underwriting flexibility from the underwriting staff, and increased credit authority for all acceptable policy submissions.

"We are honored to receive the Exceptional Agency status with Hastings Mutual Insurance Company," said Matt Szura, president of Szura Insurance Services. The downtown Rochester full service agency has provided commercial, personal and bonding plans for Southeast Michigan for nearly 40 years. The agency just launched an enhanced Web site featuring instant quotes and multiple insurance company comparisons. The informative and detailed new site provides a simple, convenient, and easy-to-navigate insurance shopping experience.

"We are especially proud of and grateful for a select group of agencies, like Szura Insurance Services, that are outstanding in writing and servicing significant books of business with Hastings Mutual. Given their achievements, they deserve to be classified as Exceptional Agencies," said Charles Johnson, vice president of marketing at Hastings Mutual Insurance Company.

Hastings established a set of qualifying criteria to be met in order to be an Exceptional Agency in commercial lines production including the following:

·Current year and long-term loss ratio for Commercial Lines is less than 55%.
·Growth in commercial lines business production.
·Nomination for Exceptional Agency status by either the Marketing or Underwriting Departments, with final approval by the Underwriting Department.

About Szura Insurance Services
Szura Insurance Services has been providing expert commercial and individual insurance in Southeast Michigan since 1969. They design insurance plans around the distinct characteristics of every business owner or individual they work with to incorporate focused customized solutions for their insurance needs. Szura Insurance Services provides a full array of individual, commercial, and surety bond plans. Please visit or call (248) 651-4487.

Szura Insurance Services
Lisa Wilberding
(248) 651-4487
109 E. Fourth St.
Rochester, MI 48307
Phone: (248) 651-4487
Fax: (248) 651-3751