Statewide Virtual Meeting Mon May 24: Proof of Insurance when Hiring Contractors, Managing Liability

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This presentation will cover the insurance aspects of hiring contractors. Whether you are carrying out a large renovation or just planning to hire a landscaper, you need coverage either directly or through your contractor. We will cover the ins and outs of contract work, including:

  • When and how to request proof of insurance
  • What to do if a contractor doesn't want to provide proof of insurance
  • Listing yourself as a named insured
  • Notifying your casualty loss insurer if the building will be substantially vacant for a time
  • "If any" exposures on your workers comp policy
  • Whether you or other non-contractors ought to be touring the construction site
  • and more!

Attendees will leave knowing how to manage construction and contractor liability.

Peter Normand of Webber & Grinnell will be presenting
Insurance for contractors can protect your multifamily investment

Part of this presentation will be given by Peter Normand, CLCS. Pete joined Webber & Grinnell in 2017 and he currently leads the agency’s Real Estate Practice Group. Pete is passionate about protecting investments and dreams. He provides comprehensive insurance and risk management solutions based around his clients’ businesses and goals. Pete holds his OSHA 10 Construction certification and is working on his OSHA 10 General Industry certification. Prior to working in the insurance industry, Pete worked in manufacturing, supply chain, and has owned rental properties in Vermont and Western Massachusetts. Pete is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and a Western Mass native. He lives in Northampton with his wife and two children.

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Patrick Sullivan of Obtainable Sobriety will moderate networking time.
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Networking time will be moderated by Patrick Sullivan. Patrick has been an avid landlord since 2007 primarily focusing on multi families in the greater Worcester area. Having worked in high level IT his whole life he looks at things from a different perspective which he applies to real estate. He became a Real Estate agent in 2015 and now primarily focuses on Sober living facilities for people recently out of drug and alcohol treatment centers.

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Open to attendees statewide

You are welcome to participate in this virtual meeting no matter where you are.

Monday, May 24th

Virtual Meeting Agenda

  • 5:00pm Sign-in and virtual networking: you can chit chat with others as people log in
  • 5:40pm Business Update
  • 6:00pm Insurance
  • 7:00pm Virtual meeting ends

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We have two formats of online events:

  • Virtual meetings include optional audience participation via video, phone, and screenshare and are not recorded.
  • Webinars have limited participation options (typed questions only) and are recorded.

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Virtual Meeting Details (hosted by Zoom)

We will share our video, audio, and computer screen and slides.

  • Optional: You can share your video with everyone, talk to everyone, and type chat with everyone. Video sharing is not required. Talking is not required.

Password will be emailed and viewable online.

Topic: Proof of Insurance when Hiring Contractors Virtual Meeting May 24, 2021 Time: May 24, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 840 7716 2200 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online Dial by your location +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 840 7716 2200 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online Find your local number:


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  • Contemporaneous participation:
    • Public: $10
    • Members: $7
    • Premium Members: No charge and no need to register. Click here for meeting details and password.

This event will not be recorded.

Slides and handouts if any will be uploaded to Contractor Proof of Insurance.


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