Category: Business Insurance

Does Workers’ Comp Cover Work-Related Accidents Outside The Workplace?

Most states in the U.S. require all employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover employees in case of work-related injuries. What if a worker is injured in an accident that occurs at a location other than the job site or workplace? Generally, if the employee was acting in the course of his or her employment when the accident occurred, the incident will be covered...

Is My Small Business Big Enough For Key Person Insurance?

Any business, large or small, may need key person (key man) insurance. If you are starting with a small business, your focus is likely to be on pressing matters, such as getting your product or service out, hiring the right people, managing your expenses, and paying the bills. Buying key person insurance may not be the most urgent item on your agenda, but it can...

How Is Contractors General Liability Insurance Different From Standard Commercial Liability Insurance?

Any business needs general liability insurance. Contractors, subcontractors, and independent tradesmen need this type of coverage, not only to protect their business, but often as a requirement for the job. Trades that need contractors general liability insurance include construction, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, painters, and masons. What Is Standard Commercial Liability Insurance? Commercial general liability (CGL) insurance protects a business from financial loss due to liability...

Will Special Event Insurance Cover My Event?

Hosting an event such as a wedding can be a costly undertaking. Special event insurance is designed to protect your investment. It can help cover your costs in case you need to cancel unexpectedly (if the bride or groom gets cold feet, for example). It can also help protect you from liability for injury or property damage caused during your event. When Do You Need...

What Does Contractors Insurance Not Include?

Every contractor needs a commercial general liability insurance policy to protect company assets and reduce liability risks. Commonly known as contractors insurance, a construction general liability policy can protect your contracting business against liability for injuries, accidents, and property damage. Proof of this type of insurance is required for many jobs for both contractors and subcontractors. What Kinds of Coverage Does Contractors Insurance Provide? A...