It's summertime. What a great opportunity to get the bikes out of the garage and enjoy a relaxing ride while getting a little exercise. As enticing as that sounds, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds everyone that consistently 2% of all traffic fatalities involved cyclists. In the under 14- year-old category, that increased to 9%, the majority of which are boys...
It's the start of another summer season and we hope that you and your family will have an enjoyable one. We're sharing some ideas and information with you to keep everyone safe and happy while they are participating in all the outdoor activities that make summer in New England a wonderful season of the year.
- Can our business be held responsible for injuries or damage..
Office Functions and Alcohol
The office picnic, office-sponsored sports activities, holiday party, and client party may involve serving and consuming alcoholic beverages. Therefore, a number of questions arise, such as the following:
- Can our business be held responsible for injuries or damage that results from serving alcohol?
- Is the current insurance program sufficient to address this concern?
Prom and Graduation season is coming up quickly. Many parents of juniors and seniors worry about their children's safety, especially at this time of year. It is all too often that too much youthful celebrating leads to accidents and serious injury.
In 2002, a study revealed that 40% of teen traffic fatalities that occurred either during prom or graduation weekend were alcohol-related. ..
We're coming up on Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. Despite the fact that New England states banned cell phone use while driving in 2010, illegal usage is up nationally. According to a study by Zendrive, 60% of all drivers use their cell phones at least once while driving. The study found that distracted drivers used their phones an average of 3 minutes and 40 seconds per hour. And..
Are you starting your own information technology (IT) firm? The following Trusted Choice® article perfectly summarizes the types of insurance you will need for your new business.
Starting your own company means dealing with some business essentials that may not be as exciting as seeing your code perform a function seamlessly for the first time.
For example, insurance.
You probably already know..
Massachusetts may be the sixth smallest state in the USA in terms of square miles. However with our large population, our drivers spend considerable time commuting to and from work, visiting friends and family, and doing errands. Obviously the more time a person spends on the road, the greater the chances of experiencing vehicle damage. Windshield damage is one of the more common types of damage..
No doubt about it: smoke alarms save lives. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, three of every five home fire deaths resulted from a lack of smoke alarms (38%) or no working smoke alarm (21%). These devices can mean all the difference in giving you and your family time to get out of the house if there is a fire.
If you're saying, "We've got detectors already", you still need..
Internet and cell phone apps have added a whole new dimension of convenience to our lives. We can do our banking, pay bills or report claims right from our phones or laptops. But with this convenience has also come a deal of confusion created by private sites that "appear" to be genuine government sites and the goal of which is to make money from unsuspecting users.
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Here's hoping you're enjoying your Labor Day weekend! Time for back to school and cheering for the New England Patriots.
You may have recently seen a home warranty company's TV commercial that asks, "Why pay for something that MAY happen when you know WHAT will happen?" This question seems to imply that you would be better off to buy less home insurance coverage or increase your home insurance..