The form below is intended for current clients of McShea Insurance. For improved efficiency, we have made this “Certificate of Insurance Request” to allow contractors and others to recieve their cert’s in a timely manner. At McShea Insurance, service is everything. We are here to help.
Certificate of insurance request
1550 Falmouth Rd, Suite #2
Centerville, Ma 02632
275 Grove Street, Suite 2-400r
Newton, Ma 02466
INSURANCE TERM GLOSSARY
CLAIMS-MADE POLICY- A policy providing coverage that is triggered when a claim is made against the insured during the policy period, regardless of when the wrongful act that gave rise to the claim took place. (The one exception is when a retroactive date is applicable to a claims-made policy. In such instances, the wrongful act that gave rise to the claim must have taken place on or after the retroactive date.)
OCCURRENCE POLICY- A policy covering claims that arise out of damage or injury that took place during the policy period, regardless of when claims are made.
PERIL- A peril is a cause of loss, such as fire or theft.
RETROACTIVE DATE- A provision found in many (although not all) claims-made policies that eliminates coverage for claims produced by wrongful acts that took place prior to a specified date, even if the claim is first made during the policy period.