SOURCE: Mitchell International

Mitchell International

May 10, 2011 06:00 ET

California Casualty Selects Mitchell as New Provider of Physical Damage Solutions

New Client Win Shows Appeal of WorkCenter™ Total Loss Values That Are Fair, Verifiable, and Easy to Explain

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced that California Casualty, a national provider of automobile and home insurance for individuals in the fields of education, law enforcement and public safety, has selected Mitchell as its new long term provider of repairable estimating and total loss valuation solutions. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, California Casualty will implement Mitchell WorkCenter™ Total Loss and Mitchell's repairable estimating solution. WorkCenter Total Loss was developed in conjunction with customer satisfaction and vehicle pricing expert J.D. Power and Associates.

Michael Lloyd, Material Damage Manager for California Casualty, said, "We selected Mitchell as our auto physical damage solutions provider of choice due in large part to WorkCenter Total Loss's accuracy, ease of use and transparency. The solution provides valuation reports that consumers trust and readily accept, enabling California Casualty to settle total loss claims more quickly and with higher levels of customer satisfaction."

"Mitchell is gaining rapid momentum in the insurance market with leading-edge solutions such as WorkCenter Total Loss, which is quickly becoming the industry standard for consumer-friendly vehicle valuations," said Scott Kozak, Senior Vice President, Insurance Sales & Service for Mitchell International.

California Casualty will also implement Mitchell's appraisal solution for its estimating needs. The solution connects field appraisers with estimating, aftermarket and recycled parts sourcing through a single screen to determine the most cost effective repair decision, helping them automatically create estimates that are accurate, verifiable, and readily accepted throughout the industry.

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About California Casualty

California Casualty offers a wide range of personal insurance products in over 40 states. The company is one of America's leading insurers of professionals such as teachers, firefighters, police officers and nurses, and will celebrate its 100th year of operation in 2014. California Casualty refers to the California Casualty Group of insurance companies managed by California Casualty Management Company.

About Mitchell International, Inc.
Mitchell International, Inc. empowers clients to achieve measurably better outcomes. Providing unparalleled breadth of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, Mitchell is uniquely able to simplify and accelerate the claims management and collision repair processes.

As a leading provider of Property & Casualty claims technology solutions, Mitchell processes over 50 million transactions annually for over 300 insurance companies/claims payers and over 30,000 collision repair facilities throughout North America. Founded in 1946, Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 1,700 employees. The company is privately owned primarily by the Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based investment group. For more information about Mitchell, visit