Bates Insurance Group (BIG) in Edina Minnesota is an Independent Insurance Agency serving individual, family and commercial insurance customers in all of Minnesota and much of western Wisconsin.
We’re committed to providing you the best service you’ve ever had from an insurance agency. This means you get a prompt response whenever you call, fax or email us. You’ll get help whenever you need to make a claim. Most of all, you’ll always get our fullest respect.
Why an Independent Insurance Agent is Your Best Choice
When you choose Independent insurance agents like BIG, you get agents who are able to search through a wide array of policies from many different companies to find the one that fits you best. Agents that work for just one company often have to squeeze you into whatever policy their company has that comes close to your needs. This means you could end up not covered for some things you need and paying for other coverage that you don’t need.
Independent Insurance Agents with Nearly 50 Companies To Choose From
Bates Insurance Group works with nearly 50 different companies. We offer coverage from many of the biggest names in insurance, and some smaller companies with innovative programs that can save you money on insurance coverage.
Individual and Family Insurance
- Personal Lines Insurance. We can help you with home, auto insurance, boat insurance, even insurance for your RV. We also provide renters insurance.
- Health Insurance. If you’ve struggled to figure out the changes in health care coverage, we can help you through that maze and we also have coverage for dental, vision, disability, and Medicare supplements.
- Family Insurance. We have many ways to protect your family including life and disability insurance. At BIG we can also help with financial planning for retirement and providing for your children.
Business and Commercial Insurance
- Business Protection. If you have a business, you need to protect that business. We offer general and professional liability plans, BOP and CPP policies, commercial auto insurance, property insurance, umbrella coverage, and much more.
- Employee Benefits. Finding and keeping great employees means more than just payroll. We have great benefits programs including group health, vision and dental insurance, disability, and retirement coverage that you can provide at a reasonable cost. This includes a complete slate of Voluntary Benefits for employers who want to do just a little more.
- Complete Benefits Management. Not only can we help you give employees important benefits, we can also help you manage those benefits without overwhelming your HR department.. Not only can we help you give employees important benefits, we can also help you manage those benefits without overwhelming your HR department.
Bates Insurance Group is More
We offer far more than just insurance. Everyone at Bates Insurance Group is dedicated to continued education and unsurpassed product knowledge. With over 100 years of combined insurance experience, you’ll get the right advice the first time.
We’re also committed to our community
- We’re environmentally conscious. Among other things, we’ve been paperless since 2006, saving thousands of pounds of paper waste from going into the landfills.
- We’re active contributors and fundraisers. We're involved with many causes, including The Race for the Cure, American Heart Association, Animal Humane Society and the United Way. And come fall, don’t be surprised if we get a little shaggy supporting Movember.