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9/21/2018 12:30 PM | 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce this month’s #EIGSpotlight, Heather LeMay. Heather is always first to take on a challenge within our organization, from helping her clients understand their policies on a deeper level, to going out of her way for her fellow colleagues, or even learning an entirely new division of insurance, her genuine enthusiasm for her job has made her September’s #EIGSpotlight. [...]

7/18/2018 11:33 AM | 0 Comments

Even if you have a perfect driving record, you may have seen an increase in your car insurance premiums over the past few years. This is because auto insurance premiums are on the rise across the country with nearly all insurance companies and carriers. Learn the reasons why auto insurance premiums have increased and are projected to continue to rise, ranging from natural disasters to increased safety technology. [...]

6/26/2018 11:47 AM | 0 Comments

Every year, there are changes to compliance regulations and it can be difficult to understand them as well as meet the compliance deadlines, especially when you are focused on running and maintaining business operations. There are a few OSHA compliance updates that require your attention this year, including the OSHA electronic reports, the final rule on beryllium exposure, and the final rule on respirable crystalline silica. Learn more about these rules and how you can meet compliance before the deadlines.


6/26/2018 11:34 AM | 0 Comments

In these times of environmental change, with natural disasters and other extreme weather increasing in frequency and severity, it is wise for all homeowners to consider the benefits of a flood insurance policy, as no home is truly without risk of a potential flood claim.


5/28/2018 12:00 PM | 0 Comments

Business owners have a lot to consider. From creating a business plan, building a website, and hiring employees to developing a cybersecurity plan, and purchasing the right insurance coverages to protect your venture. This can be an overwhelming process as you want to ensure your business is protected from any risk your business might face. One coverage option, a business owner’s policy (BOP), can take the guesswork out of the process. In this post, we’ll explain what a BOP is and why it could be a great option for your business. 


5/14/2018 12:33 PM | 0 Comments

This month's Eastern Insurance Guest Blogger is Kristen Mitchell, a Personal Lines Customer Service Team Lead, who is happy to share her advice about choosing classic car insurance.   Owning an antique or classic vehicle is a significant investment of your time and money, but insuring it certainly doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re making your first antique purchase, or you’re a classic collector, it is essential to understand the components of classic car insurance, and how it differs from a traditional auto policy.   Do my car and I qualify for classic car coverage? An antique or classic car is generally defined as being 25 years or older, and not the primary driving vehicle of the owner. The owner must have a safe, secure structure for vehicle storage, a valid driver’s license, a driving record free of major offenses in the past three years, and a properly-insured vehicle used for daily driving in their name. You can determine if it qualifies for ... [...]

4/29/2018 8:39 AM | 0 Comments

If you think of it literally, imagine a giant umbrella providing an additional level of protection over the standard liability limits of your homeowners, auto, or renters insurance policy. In the event that a liability claim is made against you, and you were not doing anything illegal at the time, the liability coverage on your standard policies will respond.  [...]