Posted by on 5/14/2018 12:33 PM

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 ... Continue Reading
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Posted by on 4/29/2018 8:39 AM

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.  Continue Reading
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Posted by on 3/26/2018 1:15 PM

For Women’s History Month, we are pleased to spotlight our client, Whittier Street Health Center, and their President and CEO, Ms. Frederica Williams. Ms. Williams has served Boston’s local communities in this role since 2002, and is largely responsible for making Whittier the incredible resource that it is today. In 2017 alone, Whittier provided over 111,240 clinic visits and more than 22,000 outreach visits, supplying $2,267,000 in free health care to some of Boston’s most underserved residents.


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Posted by on 3/19/2018 6:25 AM

In the event that you have to file an insurance claim due to damage to your home, car, or other personal property, we put together this guide to walk you through the process. At Eastern Insurance, we have a dedicated claims team that will work with you and for you to get your claim processed and resolved. They are always your advocate, and your best resource for follow-up questions, status inquiries, and any other assistance you may need throughout the claims process. 

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Posted by on 2/27/2018 5:00 AM

As the owner or manager of a shelter, you have committed your life to protecting and helping others – but are you protecting yourself? Shelters that support people in need have a unique set of exposures that you should be aware of so that you can make sure your valuable resources are spent serving those in need instead of responding to a liability claim.

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Posted by on 2/21/2018 6:00 PM

For homeowners with either older homes or those with improper insulation, ice dams are a common issue that can develop in the winter. Ice dams are formed when water from melting snow freezes on the edge of your roof above the gutter line. Resulting icicles may be beautiful, but they can pose a serious risk to household members and visitors and can result in costly maintenance bills if they are not properly removed before the next thaw. We have prepared this guide to assist you in understanding how ice dams form as well as how to prevent them in the future. Continue Reading
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