How To Insure Your Small Business
Small businesses have unique needs and it is important to work with an agent who understands your needs. When it comes to reducing your liability risks as a small business owner, you must secure the right business insurance policy.
Small Business Insurance Needs
Commercial General Liability: Covers third party liability claims, namely claims against you from a customer or visitor on your premises, or from someone who may be injured by your business activity or product.
Commercial Business Property Insurance: Insures your building and contents both on and off your premises.
Business Interruption Insurance: Provides protection from loss of income and extra expense if your business suffered a loss and you were unable to operate for a period of time.
Employee Dishonesty Coverage: Protects your company from financial loss resulting from employee theft of money, securities, or property.
Workers Compensation: Provides compensation for your employees for medical care in the event they are injured on the job; including medical benefits, income benefits, death benefits, and rehabilitation benefits.
Business Auto Insurance: Provides insurance coverage for your company’s cars, trucks, trailers, vans, or other vehicles.
Professional Liability: Covers you for the failure to perform professional services. If you design something or perform work which does not meet standards or expectations, you could be sued for the cost of the contract, damages, or lost business revenues by your customer.
This information is intended for the client, individual or entity to which it is addressed. These articles contain concepts and opinions, and are not intended to represent the consensus of the insurance or risk community, nor to provide professional legal or tax advice. Please seek professional legal or tax counsel before making any decisions. The information provided does not change or modify any insurance policy, only the actual terms of the in-force policies will govern claim settlements.