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All of our FBinsure offices will be closed on Nov 26th, 27th & 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Have a safe and happy holiday!

5 Tips to Avoid Being Scammed this Holiday Season

OSHA plays catch up with safety fines beginning in 2016

osha finesWorkplace safety violations are serious things.  Disregard for safety in the workplace can not only be deadly, it can also be quite costly.  If those two things alone are not enough incentive to nudge you to ensure that extreme caution is observed in every working hour then this might.  OSHA will be increasing safety violation fines for the first time in 25 years.

What is a Veteran?

A veteran is defined by federal law, moral code and military service as "Any, Any, Any"... A military veteran is Any person who served for Any length of time in Any military service branch. 

New and Emerging Business Risks. Are You Protected?

Written by Frank Pennachio, Co-Founder Oceanus Partners

The workplace doesn’t look like it used to look.  More and more employees are working from home, or other remote locations.  There is an increasing use of temporary labor, and independent contractors.  And, some employers are outsourcing the employee administration, payroll, and human resource functions to Professional Employer Organizations, also known as employee leasing.

Classic Cars: Winter Storage Tips

With the cold weather creeping in and winter on its way, it is time to store your classic car for the winter. The key to keeping a vehicle in tip top shape is not just how your care for it while you use it, but how you store it when not in use. Below are some tips on how to properly store your classic car for the winter.


1. Wash and wax your vehicle. This will reduce the chance of scratches when putting on and removing your car cover due to dirt and grit on the vehicle.

Frozen Pipes: Another Winter Hazard

Winter is coming. Winter’s freezing temperatures can bring a litany of problems for a homeowner. Many people learned this firsthand last winter during the ice dam fiasco that plagued the region.  Another major source of homeowner headaches during the winter months are frozen pipes. The damage caused by burst pipes can be massive as water leaks into the walls and floors of the home.

Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Claims Process part 3 of 3

In our final review of the Workers’ Compensation Claims process, we will detail the claims appeals process.

Filing an appeal

Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Claims Process part 2 of 3

Last week we reviewed a few basics of the Workers’ Compensation claims process.  This week we take a deeper dive into some of the processes surrounding hearings and appeals after a claim has been filed. 

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Claims Process part 1 of 3

We regularly answer questions about the Workers' Compensation Claims Process.  This can be a confusing and frustrating process to understand if you are trying to navigate it alone.  Over the next few weeks we will break this process down into three parts in an effort to help you better understand how it works.

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