Our bi-monthly look at the state of the Private Passenger Automobile Insurance marketplace courtesy of CAR.
As The Big “I” President for 2017-2018, Mr. Graham talks about his plans for the association and why being a Big “I” member is more important than ever.
Fraud cancellation by Arbella of Point Insurance upheld by Market Review Committee after 2.5 hour hearing.
In 2018, MAPFRE will hone its focus on Massachusetts & the Northeast which comprises 67% of its U.S. premium. The company also announced it will pull out of New York and four other states.
Our bi-monthly look at the state of the Commercial Auto Insurance Market courtesy of CAR.
Based in Burlington, the Summit Insurance Agency was founded in 1993.
Our occasional column on interesting items that we just couldn’t leave out.
Our quarterly look at mergers & acquisitions activity across the nation as well as here in Massachusetts.
February 6, 2017 – PIMA stands for the Professional Insurance Marketing Association.
October 17, 2013 – The 125-year old institution’s new Executive Director speaks with Agency Checklists.
October 20, 2015 – Mr. Myers is the 2015 Insurance Professional of the Year.
A Q&A with Casey Gustus, CEO of Apliant, a start-up aimed at providing independent agents software technology to reach new markets and drive higher productivity and profitability.
A look at a local bank interested in financing Massachusetts insurance agencies, brokers & agents
December 13, 2016 – The new President and CEO of the MAIA speaks about the Association going forward and the challenges it must meet.
Last month CNA announced that Massachusetts-native Charlie O’Donnell would now be based in its Boston office as its Commercial Underwriting Officer for New England. CNA said that in this position Mr. O’Donnell will be adding local underwriting leadership and technical underwriting capabilities to the New England-area branch in order “…to strengthen relationships with producers…” With […]
July 18, 2017 – The MAIA testified on July 11th in support of a new bill aimed at curbing the deceptive auto insurance quoting practices by certain direct writers.
December 6, 2016, A Superior Court decision decides in a Massachusetts insurer can refuse to continue an appeal if there is no reasonable prospect of success.
The National Flood Insurance Program (“NFIP”) reports that from 2008 to 2012, the average residential flood claim amounted to more than $38,000 and that is why the NFIP on its website “encourages people to purchase both building and contents coverage.” However, on April 1, 2015, an unfortunate Swampscott homeowner, Jacob Matusevich, who had purchased flood […]
January 3, 2012 – Cleary Consultants, a Boston placement firm received an early Christmas present from the Massachusetts Appeals Court on December 16th. The placement firm won a decision against Norfolk and Dedham that established that Norfolk and Dedham had the duty to defend the placement company against a discrimination complaint pending before the Massachusetts […]
American Security sends $6.3 million in refunds to homeowners improperly charged for forced-place homeowner insurance.
August 22, 2016 – A look at a case involving a fresh water well in Cape Cod that turned saltwater resulting in $185,000 dollars in damages and the lawsuits that followed.
January 13, 2012 – The Supreme Judicial Court has affirmed the award of damages, prejudgment interest, punitive damages, attorney’s fees and costs totaling over $1.5m against a Massachusetts life insurance agent, Frederick V. McMenimen, III. The court also reversed the judgment dismissing the G.L. c. 93A claims against three subsidiaries of Nationwide Life Insurance Company […]