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Child-proof Your Home

Every year, thousands of children are injured needlessly in preventable home accidents. Child-proof your home and make it a safer place for everyone. If your child is under age three, turn a yardstick on end to create an imaginary line around your house, yard and garage; everything below the yard mark should be child-safe. Purchase […]

January 9, 2013 0 comment
Study Finds Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Rates Among Lowest in U.S.

The Division of Insurance applauded the study reminding us that rates in Massachusetts have decreased more than 19.7 percent since 2007. A new study from the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business finds that Massachusetts employers pay some of the lowest workers’ compensation rates in the nation. In light of the Division of Insurance’s recent […]

December 3, 2012 0 comment
Massachusetts Auto Insurance Premiums Show Largest Drop in The Nation

January 19, 2012 The Division of Insurance announces the results from the NAIC’s annual report on auto insurance premiums. Massachusetts has come out on top in a recent report published by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. In a state-by-state study of auto insurance premiums, the NAIC report found that during the period from 2007 to […]

February 3, 2012 0 comment
Renters Insurance Checklist

Renters Insurance Checklist Can Help You Choose the Right Coverage and Protect Yourself Financially Renting, Rather Than Buying, a House or Apartment Is Becoming More Common October 3, 2011 NEW YORK, October 3, 2011 — An increasing number of Americans view renting a home as a better “investment” than buying one, yet less than half […]

October 19, 2011 0 comment
Workers’ Compensation Market Outlook Still Grim: A.M. Best

 The U.S. workers’ compensation insurance segment continued to face competitive pricing, further rate decreases, weak macroeconomic factors, growing medical costs and an uptick in claim frequency during 2010. As a result, premium volume declined and underwriting results deteriorated yet again, reported A.M. Best. While the line is still dealing with the same issues in 2011, […]

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McDonald’s Not Smiling Over Happy Meals Lawsuit

A lawsuit seeking to stop McDonald’s Corp. from offering toys with Happy Meals must be dismissed because parents can always choose not to buy the meals for their children, the hamburger giant said in a court filing late Monday. The lawsuit accuses McDonald’s of unfairly using toys to lure children into its restaurants. The plaintiff, […]

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