Inland Marine Coverage for Homebuilders and Remodelers

June 28, 2022

Adequately assessing the insurance needs of homebuilders and remodelers requires reviewing three key property coverages: Building, Business Personal Property, ...

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WC Rate Change  

May 12, 2022

On April 22, 2022, the MA Division of Insurance approved an average 3.46% decrease in existing Workers’ Compensation insurance ...

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Digging Into Builders Risk Insurance

February 25, 2022

No overview of a homebuilder’s insurance program is complete without a discussion of Builders Risk, the specialty property policy ...

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Why Builders Should Take a Closer Look at Cyber Insurance

September 24, 2021

According to a recent survey conducted by CNBC, 56% of small business owners are not concerned about the prospect ...

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Alleviating Workers’ Compensation Pain: A Note on Aggravated Inequity

April 15, 2021

In one of our previous articles on the Experience Modification Rating Factor (EMR), we briefly mentioned Aggravated Inequity as ...

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5 Key Pitfalls in the Condo Association Insurance Procurement Process

March 24, 2021

This article originally appeared in the February 2021 issue of Condo Media Magazine. Having the right insurance coverage in ...

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Capitalizing on the Construction Class Credit

February 22, 2021

January 1, 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of the Massachusetts Construction Classification Premium Adjustment Program (MCCPAP). For eligible employers ...

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Podcast: Insurance Premium Audit Surprises and How to Avoid Them

December 3, 2020

In this podcast, Matt Pelrine, NorthStar Senior Account Executive, discusses what causes premium audit surprises and how to avoid ...

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Taking Control of your EMR

November 5, 2020

After employee classification codes and payroll, the Experience Modification Rating Factor (EMR) is the strongest driver of Workers’ Compensation ...

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What is Your Mod and What Does It Do?

October 22, 2020

In a previous article, we reviewed workers’ compensation classification codes commonly used in residential construction operations. The Workers’ Compensation ...

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