Due to a mailing issue, the RMV is still renewing registrations that expire in December. If your December renewal has been delayed, you may still be eligible to renew online (assuming that no insurance stamp is required). When a registration is renewed online, the registrant receives an email confirmation of the renewal which must be carried in the vehicle until the new [...]
I am sure everyone can recall our past winter and specific details about shoveling it, driving in it or just walking in it. Winter is coming again and from what the Farmers’ Almanac predicts, it could be a repeat of the last for the North East. Ice Dams! Did you have problems with ice dams? They were devastating for an [...]
The Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents recently lobbied in support of Section 14 of the 2016 State Budget, which details a change relative to increasing the surcharge thresholds for Minor and Major Accidents. This is a huge win for consumers. The MAIA, Deland, Gibson and insured customers alike were thrilled when this consumer-friendly change was not vetoed by Governor Baker [...]
PRESS RELEASE: (Wellesley Hills, MA) March 31, 2015: Deland, Gibson Insurance Associates, Inc. is proud to announce that it has successfully executed its perpetuation plan. The move has brought forth the next generation of leadership to guide the 115 year old agency. Effective as of January 2015, Charles W. Gibson (Charlie) has moved to his new role of Chairman, President, [...]
Deland, Gibson’s LIFT Program (Liability Insurance for Fitness & Training) will tailor a loss control program that suits your needs. The objective of the LIFT Program is to identify business, strategic and hazard risks in your company and to manage them in the following five ways: mitigation, transfer, prevention, finance, and assume. Topics of this White Paper include Hiring Procedures, [...]
In the event of a claim, a well written insurance policy should provide the means to bring a condo back to where it was before the loss. But why even go that far? Why go through the aggravation brought on by the claim process when the loss likely could be avoided in the first place?
Whether you are a condominium unit owner, on a condominium association board of directors or a property manager of a condominium association, living in or working with a condominium association can include many variables. There are many issues that need to be addressed while living in a condo, but one of the more important variables is insurance coverage.
The proper Ordinance and Law coverage is often overlooked when purchasing insurance. With the ever increasing and changing codes, laws and ordinances, this is often an issue in the event of a loss. We hope this document can offer a glimpse into the coverage and show the importance of discussing when purchasing property insurance PRIOR to a loss.
The objective of Lawyers, CPAs, Wealth Advisors and other trusted advisors is to grow, maintain, and service the wealth of their clients. We at Deland, Gibson have found that many of our clients are able to achieve those goals even through the recent meager economic times of the Great Recession. However, the likelihood of problems and exposures arising substantially increases [...]
A time of crisis is not the time to be asking yourself critical questions such as, ‘How long would it take to get our systems back up and running if they went down in a disaster?’ Regularly testing your disaster readiness is the best way to be prepared for any situation. Yet, not enough financial institutions – particularly those that [...]