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December 2011

Insurance for Homeless Shelters

Paperless’ Health & Human Services Program includes insurance designed for Homeless Shelters – those hard to place risks, which service the immediate needs of others by supplying food, shelter, clothing and safety. As the cold air encroaches and the icy season getting in full, it is a wonderful time to contemplate our own blessings and how we can help others in our communities.

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Congratulations Notary 94121

Our friends @ Notary 94121 have received 2011 San Francisco Award U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement NEW YORK, NY, December 14, 2011 — Notary 94121 has been selected for the 2011 San Francisco Award in the Notary Public Services category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local… Read More »Congratulations Notary 94121

Climate Change Affects Insurance Costs for California Businesses

The Governor’s Conference on "Extreme Climate Change and California’s Future," convened by Gov. Jerry Brown, highlighted the urgency of developing technologies and policies that would curb greenhouse gas emissions. Gov. Brown emphasized that denying climate change is counter-productive since the world has recently experienced the deleterious effects of climate variability. Gov. Brown and other prominent participants suggest that resources should… Read More »Climate Change Affects Insurance Costs for California Businesses

Michigan Drivers to Pay Less Fees

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will eliminate some extra fees that are imposed on drivers for certain traffic offenses, effective October 2012. Senate Bill 166 repeals pieces of the state’s “driver responsibility” program that adds extra fees to some offenses that offenders already must pay fines for committing. The State of Michigan estimates a loss of ~… Read More »Michigan Drivers to Pay Less Fees

Distracted Driving

Using a cell phone while driving is not the only distraction leading to automobile crashes today, says a group of insurance carriers. While the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) call for a national ban on cell phone use while driving brings needed attention to the issue, the discussion should focus on how to reduce all forms of distracted driving,… Read More »Distracted Driving

Hurricane Deductible Guidelines of Connecticut

CT department of insurance has announced that it has updated its coastal underwriting guidelines to clarify when hurricane deductibles can be applied. he hurricane deductible issue has been in the spotlight in wake of Tropical Storm Irene. Some policyholders in Connecticut saw hurricane deductibles being applied to their claims even though Irene was downgraded to the tropical storm status before… Read More »Hurricane Deductible Guidelines of Connecticut

So. California to permit alcohol tastings in stores

The Corona City Council voted 3-2 on December 12, 2011 to allow free instructional alcohol tastings in the retail businesses. Sam’s Club and Albertsons asked the city to allow alcohol tastings in their stores. The Riverside Press-Enterprise says there must be tasting areas that prohibit underage drinking. And there are other restrictions: No more than three tastings per person per… Read More »So. California to permit alcohol tastings in stores