Mercury General Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company is the parent of Mercury Casualty Company, an automobile insurer founded. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in writing personal automobile insurance through 13 insurance subsidiaries in 13 states, California. The Company also writes homeowners, commercial automobile, commercial property, mechanical breakdown, and umbrella insurance. The Company offers automobile coverage including collision, property damage, bodily injury, comprehensive, personal injury protection, underinsured and uninsured motorist and other hazards. The Company maintains branch offices in a number of locations in California; Clearwater, Florida; Bridgewater, New Jersey; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Austin and San Antonio, Texas. The Company sells its policies through approximately 8,300 independent agents, of which over 1,400 are located in each of California and Florida.