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The Importance of Equipment Breakdown Insurance for Manufacturers | The lifeblood of a manufacturer is its machinery and, when a breakdown occurs, the impact can be devastating, particularly if access to other machines is not available and customers can’t wait for their goods. When equipment grin...

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Protecting Against Environmental Risks for Commercial Real Estate Owners/Developers | Environmental threats represent a significant liability risk for commercial real estate owners and developers – from those building and managing condominiums to office buildings to mixed-use properties. Unexpect...

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When Contractors Pollution Liability Coverage Steps In | According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 25% or 160 million tons of non-industrial waste generation in the United States is caused by construction activity, which includes land clearing, demolition, burning, and working with ...

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Inside Workers’ Compensation Cost Drivers for Manufacturers | More than 100,000 workplace injuries occur in the manufacturing sector each year, according to insurance carrier Travelers. The top five injuries in the sector include coming into contact with harmful objects (40%), overexertion (24%),...

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Why Cyber Security & Insurance is a Must-Have for Community Associations | Community associations, including condo associations and HOAs, may not realize the extent of their vulnerability when it comes to cyber crime. Just as with any other small to mid-sized business (SMB), associations can be t...

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On March 23, 2018, the Workers’ Compensation Rating & Inspection Bureau of Massachusetts (WCRIBMA) published Circular Letter No. 2328, notifying all members and subscribers of the WCRIBMA (i.e. any business with MA payroll, subject to MA Workers’ Compensation laws) of a general revision of rates,...

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The breadth and depth of insurance comes down to the many details found in the policy’s language, terms, endorsements, and exclusions. This is true, as it is for all types of insurance, when it comes to protecting one’s commercial property. In looking to put together a comprehensive Property insu...

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One of the main components of a comprehensive insurance program for any business, and especially contracting operations, begins with Commercial General Liability (CGL) insurance. This type of policy generally provides coverage in the event of bodily injury and/or property damage liability claims ...

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Over the past year, we have seen many cases of the devastating impacts of a data breach. From May’s WannaCry ransomware attack that affected National Health Services hospital operations in England to the Equifax breach that compromised the Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, and ot...

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Products & Services

  • Business Insurance

    Our team of experienced professionals at NorthStar Insurance Services provides customized risk management and insurance solutions, tailored to your specific industry and risk profile. With broad access to insurance carriers and a deep knowledge of insurance markets, we work with you to implement the most cost-effective program to fit your specific needs and objectives. We will evaluate your operations, the exposures you face and how to effectively mitigate, avoid and transfer your risks. We treat your business and its risks as if they were our own, working to uncover any gaps or overlaps and putting into place the program you need to continue to grow with peace of mind.
  • Employee Benefits

    Today’s employee benefits environment requires an advisor with fresh thinking to go beyond what has been traditionally offered so that your program is future-proof. That advisor is NorthStar Insurance Services. Our affiliate company, NorthStar Benefit Insurance Agency, together with our partner OneDigital Health and Benefits, offers comprehensive employee benefit solutions to businesses. We provide plans for large corporations and main-street shops – with an innovative approach on benefit design, product analysis and selection, program implementation, and ongoing support and service. We look at ways to lower your costs, implement performance-based programs through engagement, balance the needs of today’s cross-generational staff with that of the company’s, and more.
  • Personal Insurance

    With NorthStar Insurance Services as your personal insurance advisor, you get the advantage of a professional staff that truly cares about protecting you, your family and the hard work you put into getting where you are today. We understand how one accident or catastrophic loss can upend your security and peace of mind, and work with you to pinpoint how best to cover you, your family, assets and valuables. Our product reach covers everything from auto and homeowners, to the fun stuff people purchase, to high-end property, collectibles and income protection in the event of a disability, illness or death.
  • Surety Bonding

    At NorthStar Insurance Services, we insure all types of operations throughout New England, many of which require Surety bonds to conduct business. We also specialize in insuring the construction industry, which as part of a total comprehensive program requires bonding capacity in order to land government, municipality and commercial jobs. We can provide you with the right surety arrangements – whether you’re looking for your first bond or have an established history.
  • Risk Management

    When it comes to managing your business and personal risk, there are several important strategies needed to provide you with a comprehensive approach in mitigating, preventing, transferring, assuming and financing risk. Most insurance brokers only focus on transferring risk through insurance. At NorthStar Insurance Services, our approach encompasses each of these strategies so that we can not only protect you against the unexpected but also help you in reducing the cost of your total risk.

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We have been clients of Northstar Insurance for 32 years for homeowners and auto insurance. The customer service representatives are highly competent. All questions are answered promptly. Forms are processed quickly and accurately. Top-notch!
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NorthStar

Founded in 1995, independently owned NorthStar Insurance Services is one of New England’s largest independent insurance agencies. Our growth and size, however, has not changed the philosophy and approach on which we were founded. We take a local, hands-on approach in servicing our clients while leveraging the resources and expertise of our size to deliver the tailored solutions you need to protect your assets, reputation, people and customers.

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300 1st Avenue Suite 100
Needham, MA 02494
United States

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Mon:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tue:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wed:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thu:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Fri:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Sat:Closed
Sun:Closed
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