Year: 2016

  • insurance discount options

    Surprising Insurance Discounts that Could Save You Money in 2019

    Think you’ve already taken advantage of any insurance discounts that apply to you? Think again. If it’s been a year or more since you reviewed your policies with a local agent, you may be surprised to uncover new discount opportunities that can shave 5%, 10%, or even 15% off your annual premium. Set aside fifteen […]

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  • Host Liquor Liability and Your Company’s Holiday Party: Are You Covered?

    Coworkers. Drinking. After hours. What could possibly go wrong? Each year, countless social host liability suits emerge in the wake of office holiday parties. So before you and your team hit the karaoke bar, brush up on these key insurance considerations. What is host liquor liability? Host liquor liability refers to any bodily injury or […]

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    We’re Raffling off Patriots/Ravens Tickets!

    Want to watch Monday night’s game against the Ravens at Gillette Stadium? Here’s your chance… We still need help gathering Toys for Tots and Goods for Troops! We’re counting on you to help us overflow these bins by December 12, 2016. And we think some healthy competition might kick-start collections. So if you come by our Mansfield […]

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  • Business Interruption Insurance Explained

    Only 37% of small business owners are familiar with business interruption insurance, which protects against financial losses when a business is unable to operate. Unfortunately, many of them will need it one day. Consider these stats: The average number of major power outages occurring in the U.S. has doubled since 2003. After Hurricane Sandy, 52% […]

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    The Landscaping Insurance You Can’t Afford to Overlook

    Most landscapers and arborists are well aware of their general liability or business owner insurance needs, securing coverage to protect against property damage or bodily injury. But insurance experts caution that too many green professionals are overlooking professional liability insurance, also known as errors and omissions (E&O) landscaping insurance, coverage. In doing so, they may […]

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  • 6 Holiday Lighting Safety Tips

    Written by Lucy Murphy, CISR

    Some of our all-time favorite Christmas movies feature holiday lighting mishaps: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Home Alone, etc. In reality, decorative lighting accidents are anything but funny. Annually, 150 home fires are the result of holiday lights. What’s more, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly 10,000 Americans wind up the emergency room each […]

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  • The Essentials of Fire Pit Safety

    Written by Nancy Garcia

    According to the National Fire Protection Association, fire pits caused nearly 3,700 grass and brush fires in 2012. Meanwhile, fire pits have become the most requested design feature in custom landscaping. Are you adding one to your backyard? Before you kick off a season of barbecues and outdoor parties, review these fire pit safety tips: […]

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  • Gap Coverage: Who Needs it and Why

    Gap coverage is a really smart type of insurance to have. And yet, many drivers don’t understand exactly what it’s for, or how to get it. If you’re in the market to buy a new or used car, here are a few things you should know: What Is Gap Coverage? If you get into an […]

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    Workplace Injury Prevention: 10 Simple Tips

      Today’s workplace injury statistics are pretty staggering. Every day in America, more than 12,000 people are injured on the job, according to National Safety Council data. The vast majority of these injuries involve minor sprains, cuts, or muscle/joint soreness (often from sitting and working in the same position for hours on end). But when […]

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  • Independent Contractors: Insurance Coverage Needed

    As an independent contractor, there are different kinds of insurance coverage’s that are a necessity in order to protect yourself and your business financially. These are top coverage considerations to consider: Errors and Omissions This kind of insurance is best for contractors who provide consulting and advice, such as accountants, financial planners, interior designers, and […]

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