Contrary to popular reports, the first auto insurance policy was neither sold in Ohio nor New York, but right here in Massachusetts. Read on to learn more…
Our third article on the Commissioner’s Annual Home Insurance Report covers county penetration rates, bundling discounts, deductibles, and flood exclusions.
Commerce cancels TRU Insurance’s limited servicing carrier agreement for multiple alleged violations.
Temp employment agency owner defrauded insurers of $165,000 and IRS of $1.3 million.
October 13, 2017 – Mr. Roche will become the new President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hanover next month.
October 13, 2017 – Our annual re-cap and slideshow of the Insurance Library’s Biggest Event of the Year.
October 12, 2017 – This week features announcements from Vermont Mutual, Kaplansky Insurance and Rogers & Gray Insurance Agency.
February 6, 2017 – PIMA stands for the Professional Insurance Marketing Association.
Swyfft underwrites and quotes homeowner policies in seconds and distributes through independent agents.
February 8, 2017 – Mr. Judson has been the Commissioner of Insurance since April 2015.
Bob Dowling, of The Dowling Insurance Agency, has spent more than 50 years in the insurance business. The first 29 as a company man for Kemper Insurance and then another 28 (and counting) as the President and Owner of The Dowling Insurance Agency, A Five Star Agency in Braintree, MA. Agency Checklists met with Mr. […]
June 12, 2017 – 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.
May 3, 2016 – The latest in Agency Checklists’ occasional column featuring articles and opinions from Massachusetts agents.
October 20, 2015 – Mr. Myers is the 2015 Insurance Professional of the Year.
In a March 2017 decision, the MA Appeals Court rules motor vehicle property damage total loss payment does not include sales tax absent proof claimant replaced vehicle and paid sales tax.
Federal law prohibits anyone in the insurance business from employing or participating in business with a felon convicted of a crime of dishonesty or breach of trust.
December 16, 2016 – A forensic accounting firm supplying accounting-related services to insurance companies for claims was indicted by federal grand jury on December 14, for filing an income tax return failing to report as income $594,217.19 embezzled from an insurance company client.
Naming trust as named insured on commercial liability policy makes underinsurance coverage unavailable to unnamed trustee Appeals Court rules.
August 31, 2015 – A case reported on earlier this summer is reversed after being reviewed by the First Circuit Court of Appeals which included former Supreme Court Justice David Souter.
Civilian police employee loses appeal to have his homeowner policy defend him against fellow-employee’s suit including conspiracy, defamation, and invasion of privacy claims