General Liability Insurance

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Forget the traditional insurance model. We make it easy to get top-tier, cost-effective insurance for your small business. You can sign up for general liability insurance and manage it entirely online, or you can speak with one of our licensed insurance experts for help choosing the coverage that’s right for you. You’re the boss, after all. Plus, we sell directly to you, so you’ll pay up to 20% less compared to other companies. It’s savings and protection all in one.

What is General Liability Insurance?

If you want to ensure that your small business has financial protection from unforeseen claims, general liability insurance is a smart investment. While it’s not always required by law, it may be required by certain contracts or lease arrangements. With a general liability policy from biBERK, it’s easy to get protection from the costs of:

Property Damage

When customer property is damaged by an employee, your coverage may pay for a replacement. For example: Your contractor accidentally sets fire to a building they are working in, and repair costs will exceed $150,000. Now, you may be liable to pay for the damages and construction costs. With small business general liability insurance from biBERK, you would likely have help covering the costs of those damages.

Bodily Injury

If someone other than an employee is injured on your property, this coverage can take care of medical expenses plus legal expenses and damages.

Product Liability

If products developed or sold by your business harm people or property, this coverage can pay legal expenses associated with product liability lawsuits and medical expenses if an injury occurs.

Libel, Slander, and Copyright

This coverage can pay for lawsuit expenses from personal and advertising injury. Advertising injury can include disparaging another business in your advertisements, stealing an advertising idea, and more.

How do I Know if I Need General Liability Insurance?

At biBERK, we understand small business owners and the challenges you face every day. We also know that no two businesses are completely alike, so we don’t try to put you in a one-size-fits-all insurance policy.

When you get a quote for small business insurance from biBERK, we look at a number of factors to determine the best level of coverage for you, including your industry, business size, and more. Our goal is to give you only the coverage you need now—and we can grow that coverage as your business grows.

It's a Good Idea to Have General Liability Coverage if Your Small Business:

  • Works face-to-face with clients or customers
  • Must have insurance before entering into a contract
  • Has access to a client’s equipment
  • Represents your client’s business
  • Uses third-party locations for your business activities
  • Uses contractors or freelancers
  • Operates without a physical property
  • Is in a partnership or has contracts that require a general liability policy
  • Sells a physical product to customers

Industries That Typically Need General Liability Insurance Include:

  • Retail stores and services
  • Professional services
  • Contractors
  • Auto service and repair
  • Wholesalers and distributors
  • Transportation
  • Recreation
  • Food service
  • Healthcare

What if I’m a Contractor or I Operate my Business out of My Home?

You could still benefit from general liability insurance as a freelancer, contractor, or home business owner because you face many of the same risks as brick-and-mortar businesses. General liability insurance can be important to your small business because:

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It Provides Financial Protection

Freelancers, contractors, and home business owners can be sued for damaging client property or causing injury. A general liability policy covers related costs.
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It May be Required by Law

State and federal law requires general liability insurance for independent contractors in certain industries such as construction.
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Clients Require Insurance

Some companies require that contractors and freelancers have insurance because it protects the company from financial loss due to their actions.

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What Does General Liability Insurance Cost for Small Businesses?

Premiums start at $275, with most of our customers paying less than $1,000. With biBERK, you get to avoid broker fees and other unnecessary fees, which can save you up to 20%. It's affordable coverage that protects your small business from financial harm and can help you sleep better at night.

Small Business Insurance Experts

biBerk has over 200,000 satisfied customers and focuses exclusively on small businesses. Why is biBerk the business insurance company so many organizations rely on? There are many reasons.

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Save Time

Get a quote entirely online or speak with one of our insurance experts right away for help getting a quote, buying a policy, or answering any questions you may have.

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Save Money

We insure your small business directly, without a middleman or insurance broker, so we pass that savings along to you - up to 20% less than policies with other insurance companies.

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