Progressive Acknowledges Error in Rate Comparisons …

<In an email letter sent on August 1 to all Massachusetts residents who visited Progressive Insurance’s website, the company acknowledges that the comparison rate quotes it displayed for Arbella Insurance were incorrect and “may have been higher than [they] should have been.” MAIA applauds Arbella for being aggressive in confronting Progressive for its inaccurate quoting. […]

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Five Losses Not Covered by Your Homeowner’s Insurance

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) reports that millions of homeowners incorrectly assume that homeowner’s insurance covers nearly all property losses that occur in and around the home. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about what is covered by homeowners insurance. 1) Auto and boat. Some 68 percent of homeowners surveyed by […]

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THE HANOVER SEEKS TO CUT AUTO RATES

WORCESTER, Mass. (November 19, 2007) – The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG), a leading writer of auto, home and business insurance in Massachusetts, announced today that it has requested Division of Insurance approval to offer an enhanced auto product that will deliver highly-competitive prices and innovative coverage options not currently available in the marketplace. […]

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What happens in an Auto Accident?

What does your Auto policy pay for……      Attorney fees      Lost Wages- Current and Future      Emotional Distress      Pain and Suffering      Loss of Consortion      Essential Services that you rely on      Medical Home Modifications How Much are you Covered For? If your at fault in an auto accident what will your […]

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Business Owners Programs

Big Discounts are available on many classes of Workers Compensation and General Liability. Our Businessowners programs, “Business Elite” and “Business Select” are designed to offer your commercial insureds protection that is flexible enough to meet the many different needs of today’s business owner.

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Life Insurance

Life Insurance is a unique asset. Because of its potential high yield and its tax favored benefits it can be used to solve some of life’s perplexing financial problems. Life Insurance can be used to: A. Pay off the home mortgage: Many people would like to pass the family residence to their spouse or children […]

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Mass Insurance Market

As many of you are aware the MA auto market is becoming tighter and tighter due to rate decreases over the past few years. Companies Represented by Marc Alkes insurance A Member of the SAN Group Peerless                                                                 Encompass Firemen’s Fund                                                    Travelers Foremost                                                               Travelers of Massachusetts  Guard                                                                     Harleysville Hanover                                                                 National Grange Hartford                                                                 Pilgrim Merchants                                                              Plymouth Rock Conexco                                                                  Safeco […]

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Flood Insurance

Reduce flood potential from broken appliance hoses. In a single hour, a broken washing machine or dishwasher hose can leak up to 500 gallons of water. Avoid this expense and inconvenience by periodically checking hoses for: *Soft Spots *Brittleness near connections *Kinks *Blocked water flow If you find soft spots or brittleness near connections, replace […]

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Disability

Disability can happen to anyone. It doesn’t necessarily mean a wheelchair or a lengthy hospital stay. It does mean being too sick or hurt to work. To understand how disability can effect your income means looking first at how your income is effected by your expenses. Like most people, you’ve probably had situations where you’ve […]

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