1325 Franklin Ave, Suite 375

Garden City, NY 11530

Tel: 516.543.0411

Fax: 516.385.8855

info@northeastcoverages.com

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Northeast Coverages Inc. is a Wholesale/MGA Agency servicing 18 states across the nation, but rapidly expanding nationwide. We have built our business by making solid commitments to our business relationships with our producers, our companies and our service providers, to provide superior service and knowledge at all times!

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Terms & Conditions

Please be aware that you may be requested to sign and return a copy of this agreement.

  1. Broker shall have no authority to bind any coverage’s on new or renewal business or claim hereunder, or make any changes in terms and conditions of any policy of insurance.
  2. Broker shall have no authority to issue a binder in the name of Northeast Coverages Inc., or any company represented by Northeast Coverages Inc.
  3. In the event an unauthorized binder is issued by the broker through Northeast Coverages Inc., or company (s) represented by Northeast Coverages Inc. suffers loss, broker agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Northeast Coverages Inc., and/or company against any judgment or settlement and for all losses and expense, including attorneys fees and investigation, incurred by the company(s) or by Northeast Coverages Inc. in the payment or defense or claim or loss resulting from said unauthorized binder.
  4. Northeast Coverages Inc. will allow broker commissions at such rates as agreed from time to time by the parties hereto. In the event of return premium becoming due for any reason whatsoever, broker shall refund commission to Northeast Coverages Inc. and that there will be no commission paid on any policy fees, taxes, or other fees added to the policy.
  5. Broker agrees that no flat cancellation shall be allowed. Broker will pay to Northeast Coverages Inc., any and all open accounts, accounts stated or other indebtedness arising out of or relating to policies of insurance under this agreement. Broker further guarantees to pay earned premiums that have been collected (including minimum premiums and audit premiums) and all other fees and charges for the time coverage is in force and effect on any and all insurance policies written though facilities of Northeast Coverages Inc. Broker shall be responsible for arranging for the return to the insured of unearned premium and unearned commissions that belong to the insured. Broker shall remit all payments to Northeast Coverages Inc. within ten (10) days of broker’s receipt of such payment. Broker shall hold all payments received from insured in trust until payments are transmitted to Northeast Coverages Inc. No payment accepted or received by broker shall be deemed paid to Northeast Coverages Inc. until such payment shall be received in hand by Northeast Coverages Inc. Any violation of the forgoing shall be considered a breach of brokers fiduciary responsibilities and obligations to Northeast Coverages Inc.and it’s insurance companies and MGA (s). Broker recognizes that any violation of the terms of this paragraph shall be sufficient cause for rescission of this agreement.
  6. The broker shall submit business from the states that they are licensed in. It is agreed that within said states, the broker shall be free to exercise his judgment as to the person solicited and the time, manner, means and places of solicitations and Northeast Coverages Inc.shall not be responsible for any expenses incurred by the broker in such solicitations, or any brokerage expense.
  7. The broker is not an agent; employee or representative of Northeast Coverages Inc.or any company (s) represented by Northeast Coverages Inc. No act of the broker shall be binding on Northeast Coverages Inc. or its company (s). The broker represents that he or she is duly authorized under that laws of the state of New York. The broker shall be transacting business on behalf of his/her client and not Northeast Coverages Inc.
  8. Northeast Coverages Inc. will use its efforts to give the broker reasonable advance notice of the expiration of all policies, but failure to provide such notice shall not render Northeast Coverages Inc. In the event that the broker not being in default and therefore promptly accounting for and paying all accounts for which he/she maybe liable, the broker (s) records and use and control of expiration (s) shall be deemed the property of the broker and left in his/her undisputed possession and control.
  9. Broker agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Northeast Coverages Inc. any of its employees and agents, along with any of its underwriting companies, claim adjusting companies or insurance companies from and against any and all claims arising out of or relating to any alleged failure to act on behalf of the broker which results in any claim, demand, action or cause of action against Northeast Coverages Inc. or its underwriting companies or insurance companies whether or not said claim, demand action or cause of action be meritorious. Broker agrees to promptly notify Northeast Coverages Inc. of any claim, demand, action or cause of action in which Northeast Coverages Inc. or any of its underwriting companies, claim adjusting Northeast Coverages Inc. companies or insurance companies from any and all loses, expense, demand, action or cause of action, settlement or judgment including expenses of investigators, expert witnesses, court costs, attorney fees of the like arising from or relating to any alleged failure to act on the part of the broker whether or not said claim, demand, action or cause of action be meritorious.
  10. Broker agrees that in the event broker’s agents, sub-agents or affiliate performance on broker’s part of the terms and provisions of this agreement, neither Northeast Coverages Inc. nor any companies or representatives are named in litigation arising out of or related to the performance of its underwriting companies, adjusting companies or insurance companies shall be obligated to defend, indemnify not hold broker harmless from any and all such claims. Nothing herein shall preclude any such undertaking on the part of Northeast Coverages Inc., at its option from undertaking brokers defense through any such undertaking on the part of Northeast Coverages Inc.shall be deemed an accommodation and not a contractual obligation.
  11. Broker, in placing business under this agreement, recognizes that broker is a representative of the insured and is not acting as an agent or representative of Northeast Coverages Inc. represents and warrants that further warrants his/her authority to sign applications for insurance, for and on behalf of the insured(s)
  12. Northeast Coverages Inc., or the insurance company shall have no responsibility for any expense incurred by broker no matter howsoever arising.
  13. In the event of any dispute arising between the parties relating to this agreement, it is agreed that the only venue for litigation shall be Nassau County, New York.
  14. Broker agrees that broker will provide each insured with an explanation of the terms and provision of the policy of insurance including, but not limited to coverage being afforded and also exclusions contained with the policy of insurance.
  15. Broker agrees to keep in full force and affect an Errors and Omissions insurance policy with limits of no less than $1,000,000 during the full term of this agreement and if requested will send a copy of the policy (s) to Northeast Coverages Inc.
  16. The conditions of this agreement are severable, and if any one or more provisions be determined to be judicially unenforceable, in whole part, the remaining provisions shall nonetheless be binding and enforceable.
  17. This agreement supersedes and replaces any and all previous agreements and shall be effective as of the date hereafter written and shall remain in force and effect to and until cancellation which may be effectuated by either party giving to the other written notice of cancellation which shall be mailed to the party at the address first herein above written of such other address as may from time to time in writing be specified by a party to this agreement for the giving of notice. Cancellation of this agreement will be effective after the mailing and any such cancellation shall comply with the laws of the suite where the broker’s license is issued.
  18. It is agreed the statements on this agreement / application or any material submitted herewith are true and accurate representation of the applicant and they shall be deemed material to the acceptance of risk(s) from the brokerage by PCIC, RRG. And acceptance is done in reliance upon the truth of said representation.
  19. By accepting to place business through Northeast Coverages Inc, broker consents to receive communication via telephone, fax, email or regular mail.