NU Online News Service, Sept. 17, 2004, 3:12 p.m. EDT

Colonial Supplement Insurance, Columbia, S.C., has introduced an accident insurance plan in Puerto Rico.[@@]

The plan can replace as much as 40% of an employee’s income, up to a maximum of $1,500 per month. Employees also can buy up to $1,000 in monthly benefits for spouses.

Other features include benefits for surgery, transportation, lodging, hospital confinement, follow-up treatment, accidental dismemberment, catastrophic accidents and accidental death.

Colonial Supplement is a unit of UnumProvident Corp., Chattanooga, Tenn.