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Aronson Insurance Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to you. And it’s just as important to us. We at Aronson Insurance value the trust you place in our hands when you supply us with your nonpublic personal information. We want you to understand how we protect the confidentiality of that information as well as how and why we use and disclose it. This statement explains Aronson’s practices and procedures for protecting the security of your personal information both while you are a customer and thereafter.

New 811 Number Makes it Easy to Call Before You Dig

One Number for All States 811 is the new national “Call Before You Dig” phone number designated by the Federal Communications Commission. This number was developed to eliminate the confusion of multiple “Call Before You Dig” numbers because it’s easy to use, remember and it’s the same for every state. Why Call 811? It is […]

Take a long look at nursing care insurance

Take a long look at nursing care insurance By Michelle Singletary (November 11, 2007) A number of surveys show that many people are unprepared for the cost of a prolonged illness, especially in their senior years. Not enough folks are buying long-term care insurance, which can cover the cost of nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and […]

Am I covered for Madoff fraud?

Am I covered for Madoff fraud? Aronson Insurance has received inquiries from concerned clients and advisors regarding insurance coverage for financial loss related to the alleged Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Bernard L. Madoff and Madoff Securities Investments. As each situation is unique, inquiries are being handled on a case-by-case basis by a dedicated claims representative. […]

Northeast Homeowners Suffer Flood and Severe Water Damage

Whether or not you have insurance to cover your water damage, there are some things that you MUST DO RIGHT AWAY to help prevent further damage. (We’ll discuss insurance coverage in another article.) Big picture: Stay safe. Avoid contaminated water. If your sewer backed up, call in a professional go get the “stuff” cleaned up […]

Does my insurance cover me for flood damage?

AFTER you take care of getting the water out and cleaning up the mess, you may ask the question: “Does my insurance cover me for the damage?” (See http://mass211.org/emergprep.html for more information about disaster relief from this storm.) The answer, unfortunately is not a simple “yes” or “no”. It is, unfortunately, “it depends”. (Please note […]

Change to Law for Buying Individual (Non-Group) Health Insurance: After November 30, 2010, Enrollment Will Be Limited to Specific Periods

As part of the effort to reduce health-care costs for small businesses and working families, legislation was passed this year that includes initiatives to address the high increases in health insurance rates. One of the new initiatives creates specified open enrollment periods for…

Private Company Risks – D&O EPLI Fiduciary Crime

Learn about Directors & Officers, Employment Practices and other coverages for privately held companies…

The New Massachusetts Safe Driving Law is now in effect

Safe Driving Law Summary The Safe Driving Law becomes effective in Massachusetts on September 30, 2010. The law creates a series of new violations, which the RMV Division, MassDOT IT staff and the Merit Rating Board are working to program and implement. These new violations include: 1. Ch 90/8M- Use of a Mobile Phone or […]

Information on Ice Dams

A phenomenon that can occur from Autumn through Spring is ice dams on the roofs of homes. Ice dams can cause damage to structures that can be very severe. Following is some important information about ice dams, how they can be prevented, and who to call if one should cause damage to your home. What […]