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November 25th, 2011 by Donald J. Medeiros Insurance Agency

How to Avoid Getting a Flat Tire

A flat tire is not only a hassle, it puts you and your passengers in danger. Your tires get a real workout, and are one of the most vulnerable parts of your vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that flat tires and blowouts cause many dangerous and deadly car accidents across the USA every year. You can be proactive, practice driving safety,... Read Article

Does My Homeowners Insurance Policy Cover Against Animal Damage?

Most homeowner insurance policies include some level of coverage for pet or animal damage, but it is limited to certain situations. These policies do not typically cover damage to your personal property, such as your furniture or other property, if it was damaged by your own pet. However, if your pet damages another person’s property, you may be covered, based upon the terms of your... Read Article

You or Your Car: Who is Insured?

Auto insurance policies are written in complex legal language and most people will purchase a policy without fully understanding what – or who – is actually covered. So if you get in an accident while driving another person’s car, will your auto insurance policy cover you? What about while you are driving a rental car? The fact is that each policy is different and typically... Read Article

Light the Sky, Not Your House This July 4th

Hamburgers, hotdogs, parades, and fireworks! The 4th of July is a great American holiday, and fireworks are a tradition the entire Fall River community enjoys. But first, a word of caution: make sure you light up the sky, and not your home!  Fireworks can reach as high as 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. The National Fire Protection Agency reports an estimated 17,800 structure fires and about $32... Read Article

Driving Safety Tips for the Summer in Fall River

Ah, summertime – road trips, family vacations, and … teen drivers. If you have a teen driver in the family, he or she is going to want to drive more than during school days. Keeping everyone safe becomes more of a concern during the summer months. There are thousands of younger drivers on the road, who don’t have extensive driving experience, increasing the risk of... Read Article