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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A Guide to Common Residential Construction Classification Codes

August 18, 2020

In our previous article on workers’ compensation audits, Avoiding Premium Audit Surprises–Key Considerations, we briefly discussed several classification codes commonly ...

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NorthStar Insurance Services named by the Boston Business Journal on July 3, 2020, as one of the largest insurance brokers in Massachusetts

July 27, 2020

July 27, 2020 For Immediate Release: Needham, MA – NorthStar Insurance Services, Inc., today announced that they have been ...

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Avoiding Premium Audit Surprises – Key Considerations

June 3, 2020

Were you surprised the last time you received an audit bill from your insurance company? I am writing to ...

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Business Interruption Insurance & COVID-19

April 3, 2020

As economic losses resulting from the impact of COVID-19 continue to mount, many business owners are inquiring about the ...

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Changes Are Coming to Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates

April 2, 2020

On March 27, 2020, the MA Division of Insurance approved an average 6.8% decrease in existing Workers’ Compensation insurance ...

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When Contractors Pollution Liability Coverage Steps In

September 18, 2018

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 25% or 160 million tons of non-industrial waste generation in the United ...

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Inside Workers’ Compensation Cost Drivers for Manufacturers

August 18, 2018

More than 100,000 workplace injuries occur in the manufacturing sector each year, according to insurance carrier Travelers. The top ...

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