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Friday, September 15, 2017 When we purchase insurance, we all want to think we are completely covered. The harsh reality is: you can never be truly "fully insured". Think about all of the Hurricane Harvey victims who found out their homeowners insurance didn't cover flood? Now they have lost everything. READ MORE >>
Friday, September 1, 2017Now that medical marijuana is legal in 29 states, and legal recreationally in 8 states, employers are facing many questions on it's impact in the workplace and how it may affect workers compensation coverage. The National Council on Compensation Insurance has sounded on the issue in a thought provoking Article. READ MORE >>
Friday, June 30, 2017 The Fourth of July is a time of celebration; but it's also a time of potentially dangerous activities such as cooking on an outdoor grill, waterfront activity and lighting fireworks. In order to keep your home and family safe this Fourth of July, please consider some of the following safety tips. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Contractors Insurance Overview It isn’t easy to be a contractor. As the middle-man for any given project, you have all the stress of managing your client’s expectations, budget and timeline along with the fees, idiosyncrasies and scheduling issues of any subcontractors you need to hire. READ MORE >>
Friday, April 14, 2017Wealth Matters by Paul Sullivan 06/17/2016 IF you have something to insure, there is probably coverage for it. Endorsements, as additions to insurance policies are called, can cover specific items, like jewelry or wine, or specific events, like floods and earthquakes. READ MORE >>
Friday, March 31, 2017 Lifestyles of 55+ Condo and Townhouse Program with Utica First Utica First is the first company to offer a condominium / Townhouse Policy aimed specifically at America’s fastest growing population segment-- folks over 55 years of age. READ MORE >>
Friday, March 24, 2017What do you do after a car accident?
Being involved in a car accident can be a stressful and daunting experience, and a time when you may not be thinking straight or in full control of your faculties. Being prepared beforehand with the proper items, as well as knowing what to do afterwards wit... READ MORE >>
Friday, March 17, 2017A recent article was written by Sarah Coli, JD, member of the Government Affairs Counsel with PIA (Professional Insurance Agents). She discussed a relevant topic many of us can relate too – independent contractors. Hiring independent contractors instead of employees is a method of saving money, especially on workers’ compensation insurance. READ MORE >>
Friday, March 10, 2017Dinner Lit Up? Cooking has long been and continues to be the most common cause of home structure fires and home fire-related injuries. Whether preparing for a family dinner or a quick snack, practicing safe cooking behaviors can help keep you and your family safe. READ MORE >>
Friday, February 24, 2017Workers Compensation (WC) Insurance in Connecticut Workers compensation (WC) is designed to compensate workers whose injuries arise out of and in the course of employment. The employer’s Obligations are as follows: Provide a safe workplace Provide safe tools Provide qualified fellow workers READ MORE >>