by | General Liability, Property, Uncategorized |

Small businesses need the right types of insurance to protect assets against damage and legal claims. That said, many business owners are uncertain of what they need when it comes to their coverage, as the process can be confusing and, often, overwhelming. It’s important to remember that every business has its own individual needs —... Read more »

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by | Press Room, Uncategorized |

ProsperityME: The Center for Financial Education is pleased to announce a new partnership program bringing together Maine’s financial services industry in support of the immigrant community. The Maine Immigrants Prosperity Network, or MIPN, is a network designed to help members better connect with the immigrant community and play a more active role in helping many... Read more »

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by | Press Room, Uncategorized |

Westbrook, Maine (January 1, 2020)- Acadia Insurance is pleased to announce the hiring of John Elias to the Acadia Insurance management team as Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer.  Most recently, John served as the Insurance Commissioner of the State of New Hampshire where he led improvements in overall efficiency, speed to market of new... Read more »

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by | Loss Control, Uncategorized |

The craft beer brewing industry is constantly expanding and OSHA has been diligent on making sure breweries are following the applicable standards and regulations.  Below is a list of the six most common OSHA violations in the beer brewing industry. Permit-Required Confined Space Entry Equipment found in breweries must be serviced and cleaned regularly and... Read more »

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by | Press Room, Uncategorized |

Award uniquely positions company as an employer who puts people first in its business strategy and practice WESTBROOK, Maine, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Acadia Insurance, a Berkley Company, has become the first organization to receive the Mindful Employer Designation, which is an honor awarded by Acadia employees via the Mindful Employer organization and is based... Read more »

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by | Property, Uncategorized, Workers Compensation |

The hospitality industry is facing several external trends that are steadily reshaping the customer experience and how hoteliers serve their customer base. The Millennial Generation Companies in the hospitality industry are adapting and evolving to meet the preferences of millennials — a generation with vastly different expectations than those that preceded it. Today’s up-and-coming cohort... Read more »

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Often in this blog, we focus on the hardships of workplace accidents from the perspective of the employer and focus on how businesses can effectively prevent workplace injuries or accidents to help protect their employees.  In this blog, we want to focus on the families of those workers who are injured, and highlight a special... Read more »

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by | Laws & Regulations, Uncategorized |

What is Social Inflation? Social inflation generally refers to the rising costs of insurance claims that are a result of societal trends and views toward increased litigation, broader contract interpretations, plaintiff friendly legal decisions, and larger jury awards. What is causing social inflation? There are four major factors that are driving social inflation in the... Read more »

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