Creating Dependable Coverage and Excellent Service

North Star Agency prides itself in providing every client with the great customer service they deserve. If you own multiple restaurants or are buying your first home, you can trust that we can work towards building the best coverage for your needs and for your budget. Since 1995, we have provided New England residents and […]

employee benefits liability insurance

Close the Liability Gap with Employee Benefits Coverage

Liability coverage included in a business insurance policy is hardly a catch-all for your staffing insurance needs. General liability plans–as well as errors and omissions policies or endorsements–provide for coverage against claims by third parties, typically customers or clients. Glaringly absent is any coverage against claims by a firm’s own employees, both temporary and full-time. […]

employment practices liability insurance

How to Avoid Making Mistakes That Can Lead to Claims of Improper Employment Practices

Employees placed by staffing agencies to perform work for businesses can remain the responsibility of the staffing agencies even though they may be supervised and monitored by another business. In addition to being held liable for employees’ actions, the staffing agency can also be held responsible for improper employment practices committed by the businesses. Although […]

Cargo liability insurance companies

Confidently Carry Your Load with Cargo Liability Insurance

For-hire truckers face tremendous exposure to liability in the event of damage or loss to cargo. Now more than ever before, most shippers require that truckers provide insurance for the value of the freight while in transit. Cargo liability insurance companies typically offer coverage for claims resulting from the following: Collision Fire Striking of a […]

Tail policies

What You Should Know About Your Tail Coverage Options

Most physicians know that any malpractice insurance coverage should include the right tail policy. Tail policies cover medical professionals when their claims-based malpractice insurance runs out. With a claims-based malpractice policy, doctors are protected financially from medical negligence claims during the period in which the policy is in effect. Once the coverage period ends, for […]

staffing insurance

Advantages of Specialized Insurance Agencies

With any business, insurance is a must to avoid potential costly litigation’s, compromising reputations and overall time and stress involved in resolving any mishaps. Luckily, enlisting the help of a good insurance agency can help to predict the likelihood of these events occurring, and can put an appropriate coverage plan in place to prepare for […]

accountants professional liability insurance

E&O Protection for Accountants: Don’t Sleep on It

For such a left-brain profession, it is surprising how many CPAs doubt the necessity for accountants professional liability insurance coverage. Yet any business that provides services or dispenses advice to clients needs specialized liability protection. Add the fact that accounting firms work closely with sensitive financial data only intensifies the risk of claims, whether warranted […]

E&O coverage

Ask For These 3 Extras When You Shop for Errors & Omissions Insurance

If you are shopping for an errors and omission insurance policy, you likely know that your focus should be on the insuring clause and the exclusions clause. The insuring clause tells you who is protected under the policy and how benefits are received. The exclusions clause tells you what would keep you from receiving benefits. […]

Water treatment insurance

Top 3 Insurance Features Water Treatment Companies Need

Water treatment insurance is an important part of running a water treatment company, but you may not know what important features you should be including in your policy. There are a variety of issues that can come up and if you don’t have the right insurance to cover it, you might be out of luck. […]

Massachusetts insurance agents

Tips for Choosing an Insurance Agent

There are a number of Massachusetts insurance agents to choose from. Finding the right one to work with you can be tricky sometimes. Here are a few tips that can help you on your way. Experience With Your Plan Type With the many plans available some agents may focus on only a few policy types. […]