From planting our roots in Northern California in 1975, we expanded across the state and into Alaska in 1991. In 1994 we began writing in Rhode Island, and continued into Pennsylvania in 1998 and Delaware in 2007. Our growth accelerated in 2011 with the addition of 22 new states with the acquisition of Medicus Insurance Company. Our national growth has brought together more than 32,000 insureds with diverse locations and specialties. At year-end 2017, NORCAL was admitted in a total of 49 states and the District of Columbia.
Northern California physicians band together at the county medical society level to form NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company.
NORCAL receives its first A.M. Best “A” rating.
NORCAL finalized the acquisition of FD Insurance, Florida’s fourth largest MPLI carrier, and established Jacksonville as NORCAL’s Southeast hub.
NORCAL finalized the acquisition of control of Preferred Physicians Medical Risk Retention Group, the only anesthesia-specific medical professional liability insurance carrier in the nation, insuring anesthesia practices in over 40 states.