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Distracted Drivers are Dangerous

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We have said it before but it is worth saying again… Automobile insurance studies confirm that most accidents happen within seconds of being distracted. Assume the worst from your fellow motorist by driving defensively. Here are a few tips from Chatterton Insurance to follow to avoid distractions: Know your route. Program your GPS at a … More

“I’ve fallen and”…You know what.

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Slip and falls are one of the most common claims faced by insured’s and paid by insurance companies. According to the National Safety Council over 9 million disabling slip/fall injuries occur every year and the average cost per accident is over $20,000. Often times, as distasteful as it may seem, claims are paid to “make … More

March is National Caffeine Awareness Month

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National Caffeine Awareness Month Believe it or not, March is National Caffeine Awareness Month.  That doesn’t necessarily mean that you should celebrate it by reaching for that extra cup of coffee, but awareness of how caffeine affects the body can help you to make smarter decisions.  In America, caffeine is the most commonly used drug.   … More

Winterize Your Auto

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New England weather is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. One day you are enjoying 50 degrees with your windows open. The next day you have the heat turned all the way up, and shoveling the sidewalks before work. Many of us, New Englanders have a hard time … More

Christmas Tree Safty

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Early on in my insurance career at Chatterton Insurance, my father and I “held the hand” one of our insures who had suffered a tree fire just before Christmas. Although there was no loss of life, I vividly remember the sights and smells of the scene… burnt gifts under the remains of a tree with … More

Data and Cyber Privacy Insurance

Many insurance carriers offer coverage for technology companies. We represent The Hartford and recognize them as leaders in the field. Their errors and omissions coverage is cutting edge protection. The Hartford’s first party data privacy expense coverage and cyber extortion expense coverage pays an insured’s expenses related to data privacy wrongful acts they commit and … More

The “Puff Back”…A Homeowners Nightmare

When one of our customers calls and says that there is soot in their home, it could be what is known as a “puff back”. This furnace misfire can send soot throughout a home, covering drapes, bedding, furniture, cabinets, walls, and everything in between. It can require extensive cleaning and restoration in addition to repairs … More

Safe Traveling

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Safe Traveling Most everyone has heard that Thanksgiving Weekend is the busiest travel time of the year. With this holiday fast approaching Chatterton Insurance has some safe traveling tips. Keep in mind that these suggestions work for travel at any time of year. Safety is everyone’s responsibility- whether you’re in a car, plane, or boat. … More

Sun Exposure Awareness

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Believe it or not, warmer weather is just around the corner.  It seems as though the day that the thermometers read over 70 degrees people rush to soak up the sun.  It’s important to remember that if you’re going to be outside, you have to remember to stay safe.

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