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Steps to an Auto Damage Claim

Steps to an Auto Damage Claim

 Often, the appraisal option is chosen when a claim is first reported. These options include: CAR EZ – Your simple start-to-finish, guaranteed appraisal/repair program. ePICS – Take and submit your own photos of your auto damage. Field Assignment – A licensed...

Steps to a Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Claim

Steps to a Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Claim

Regardless of who is at fault for the accident, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is the first medical coverage used for accident related injuries. Massachusetts requires every personal auto policy to carry PIP. PIP provides up to $8,000 of coverage for the driver and...

Steps to a Homeowner Claim

Steps to a Homeowner Claim

When you’ve had to file a claim on your home, the most important thing is to make sure everyone you live with is safe, the next step is to protect your home from further damage.  MAPFRE Select Home Restoration Program - This expedited, one-stop damage assessment home...

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer Power Outages

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer Power Outages

While power outages can happen any time of the year, an electric grid assessment shows that outages are becoming increasingly common across parts of the United States. Between droughts in the western part of the country and peak demand for power in other regions, our...

Hiring the Right Roofing Contractor

Hiring the Right Roofing Contractor

Spring and summer are the most popular seasons when people modify their homes. If you’re in the market for some upgrades to your home, like a new roof due to its age or beautification of the outside, like tree and shrub removal, you’ll want to ensure that the person...

How Will a Speeding Ticket Impact My Car Insurance?

How Will a Speeding Ticket Impact My Car Insurance?

If you recently received a speeding ticket, you may wonder how it will impact how much you pay for car insurance. Most insurance companies, including MAPFRE Insurance, take into account driving history when evaluating risk levels. If you have a clean driving record,...

Preparing Your Family and Home in the Event of a Tornado

Preparing Your Family and Home in the Event of a Tornado

Although not as common as hurricanes, every year about 1,200 tornadoes with wind speeds as high as 300 mph touch down in the United States, according to the Insurance Information Institute. A tornado, as described by the National Weather Service or NWS, is “a...

Avoiding Fires When Using Your Lawnmower

Avoiding Fires When Using Your Lawnmower

As the weather gets warmer, it's time to venture outdoors and start tidying up your yard. When you’re a homeowner, one of your must-do tasks is cutting the lawn. Before putting away your lawnmower for the winter or when you take it back out for spring, it’s...