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Professional liability insurance is coverage for individuals and organizations that provide professional advice or services in the event that a client alleges a mistake or oversight was made. Also called errors and omissions insurance (or E&O for short), it’s critically important if your business is focused on providing expertise. Read More

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General liability insurance (GL), sometimes called commercial general liability insurance, protects your company from risks you face every day—things like damage to the property of others, bodily injury to customers, product liability, libel, and copyright infringement—and claims that may be filed against your company as a result. Read More

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Does your business need workers’ comp insurance? If you have employees, you almost surely do. Technically called workers’ compensation insurance and sometimes referred to as workers’ comp or workman’s comp insurance, this coverage protects employees in the event of an injury or illness at work. The financial support it provides can be crucial as they strive to recover and return to work. Read More

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The vehicles you use for conducting business are insured separately from your personal vehicles. Business vehicles should be protected under a commercial auto insurance policy, which covers: Read More

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A Certificate of Liability Insurance (sometimes simply called a Certificate of Insurance or COI) is a physical or electronic document that proves you have insurance. The COI includes important details about your policy that you, a client, a landlord or someone else might require. Read More

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A business owners policy (also called BOP insurance) includes two important types of coverage in one policy: general liability insurance and commercial property insurance. Also called property & liability insurance, a business owners policy can be easier to manage than having multiple policies. Read More

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Commercial umbrella insurance (called commercial excess insurance in New York) gives your business extra financial protection on top of your existing liability policies. This coverage can come in handy, since the costs associated with just one covered incident can easily exceed the limits of a liability policy. Commercial umbrella insurance policies have aggregate limits, typically $1 million or $2 million. Read More

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A small business insurance deductible is an amount you pay toward each insurance claim you’re filing. The amount is indicated in your insurance policy. For example, you might have a $500 deductible on a commercial property insurance policy. If the cost of a claim covered by that policy is $2,000, you pay $500 and your insurance company pays the remaining $1,500. If a claim totals $450, you cover that cost. Read More

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If you use cars, pickup trucks, or other vehicles in the course of doing business, you need commercial car insurance. Having proper coverage can keep you from having to pay for bodily injury liability, property damage liability, medical expenses, damage to your own vehicle, and other expenses out of pocket. Read More