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Welcome to Our New Website & Blog!

CAV Insurance Agency, Inc. would like to extend a warm welcome to our new website and blog! Through our newly revamped website and blog, our team will update you on the latest news within the insurance industry while also offering regular lifestyle tips. Our blog will be your first stop for not only the latest […]

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Reducing the Risk of Water Damage

Proper maintenance during winter weather can reduce the risk of damage due to water intrusion. Use the following guidelines to prepare for and respond to freezing weather: Protect your pipes from freezing Insulate all accessible pipes using pipe insulation (this can be found at your local hardware store). Keep all exterior entry, exit, and garage […]

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Fire Safety Tips for Kids and Adults

Fire Safety Tips for Kids and Adults Make sure all family members know how to dial 911 in case of an emergency. Have at least two exits from every room in your home. Invest in fire escape ladders for upstairs bedrooms. Go through a practice drill every six months. With the whole family, practice what […]

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Child-proof Your Home

Every year, thousands of children are injured needlessly in preventable home accidents. Child-proof your home and make it a safer place for everyone. If your child is under age three, turn a yardstick on end to create an imaginary line around your house, yard and garage; everything below the yard mark should be child-safe. Purchase […]

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Study Finds Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Rates Among Lowest in U.S.

The Division of Insurance applauded the study reminding us that rates in Massachusetts have decreased more than 19.7 percent since 2007. A new study from the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business finds that Massachusetts employers pay some of the lowest workers’ compensation rates in the nation. In light of the Division of Insurance’s recent […]

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Massachusetts Auto Insurance Premiums Show Largest Drop in The Nation

January 19, 2012 The Division of Insurance announces the results from the NAIC’s annual report on auto insurance premiums. Massachusetts has come out on top in a recent report published by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. In a state-by-state study of auto insurance premiums, the NAIC report found that during the period from 2007 to […]

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Renters Insurance Checklist

Renters Insurance Checklist Can Help You Choose the Right Coverage and Protect Yourself Financially Renting, Rather Than Buying, a House or Apartment Is Becoming More Common October 3, 2011 NEW YORK, October 3, 2011 — An increasing number of Americans view renting a home as a better “investment†than buying one, yet less than half […]

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Workers’ Compensation Market Outlook Still Grim: A.M. Best

   The U.S. workers’ compensation insurance segment continued to face competitive pricing, further rate decreases, weak macroeconomic factors, growing medical costs and an uptick in claim frequency during 2010. As a result, premium volume declined and underwriting results deteriorated yet again, reported A.M. Best. While the line is still dealing with the same issues in […]

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