Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 15, 2014
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (205) 877-4400
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Item 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On July 15, 2014 we issued a news release highlighting ProAssurance’s recognition as a member of the Ward’s 50 for 2014. This marks the eighth straight year ProAssurance has been included on the list, which selects the top performing property/casualty insurance companies in the US from a potential list of 3,000 candidates. We are providing a copy of the release as an exhibit in this Current Report on Form 8K.
Item 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
99.1 News Release issued on July 15, 2014, announcing ProAssurance’s section as a member of the Ward’s 50 for 2014.
We are furnishing Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K in accordance with Item 7.01, Regulation FD Disclosure. This exhibit shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of such section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, regardless of the general incorporation language of such filing, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 15, 2014
by: /s/ Frank B. O’Neil
Frank B. O’Neil Senior Vice-President
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