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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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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