The Harry W. Gorst Company, established in 1968, is one of the leading excess and surplus line brokers in California. The company offers a range of commercial and personal line insurance products and services. Its personal line products include boat, earthquake, automobile, mobile home, personal property and fire dwelling insurance. The company provides commercial insurance coverage for apartments, vehicles, artisan contractors, manufacturers, dry cleaners, pawn shops, restaurants, vacant buildings, nursing homes, distributors and self-service gas stations. Its additional products include event cancellation, special events, day care, truckman and product liability insurance. The Harry W. Gorst Company is located in Chatsworth, Calif.