Property insurance policies do not normally protect you in case of damage from floods. Flooding is defined as water inundating an area of normally dry land and affecting two or more adjacent properties or 2+ acres. Your property insurance policy will protect you from other types of water damage, such as a burst pipe, but only flood insurance helps you in the event of an actual flood.
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Small Business Riot Damage Relief: What To Expect & How Your Small Business Might Be Able To Get Assistance
The question of who pays for damage following riots is often a tricky one. Business owners generally have several avenues to pursue: insurance, government aid, and/or private support through loans or donations. Success in these avenues can vary wildly from business to business, however. Read on for a look at the history of rioting in America and how small businesses can recoup losses from riot-based damage.
Human resources and discrimination-related lawsuits often settle for large amounts of money. If you have employees, an EPLI insurance policy should be a must for your risk management plan. Without it, you will have to pay to settle these lawsuits out of pocket which could close your small business’s doors forever.
If a third party is injured as a result of your business, and your business is found liable, then liability insurance covers the legal and medical costs associated with physical harm. It does not cover negligence, business malpractice, employee injuries, or vandalism.
Bobtail insurance is a commercial truck insurance endorsement that provides trucks with liability coverage while they’re traveling on the road without a trailer or cargo attached. Bobtail insurance is relatively inexpensive, and most drivers will pay in the ballpark of $400 a year. Factors that determine your cost are your driving record, how often/how far you expect to bobtail, and your policy’s coverage limit.
Does your restaurant have the right insurance? In our complete guide to restaurant insurance, we’ll cover which insurance policies you need, how much it’ll cost you, and where to get the right insurance for your business.
Liability insurance is crucial to protecting your small business from lawsuits and accidents, but not all liability insurance policies are the same. So what exactly is garage liability insurance, and do you need it? And the big question: How much is it going to cost you? Keep on reading to find out.
Fidelity bonds are one form of risk management you may need if you’re looking to protect your business, employees, or customers from financial fraud, employee dishonesty, or outright theft. This type of insurance policy is also referred to as a commercial crime policy. In fact, fidelity bonds are a requirement in some states to acquire a business license.
When you own a small business, at some point in your growth you may want to protect your personal assets from your business finances. Without proper coverage and a solid business structure, your own assets, in addition to your business assets, might be in danger. An LLC (limited liability company) is a business structure that […]
You need a loss run report to negotiate lower premiums with your existing or new insurance provider, determine risks associated with running your business, and establish a plan to help mitigate potential hazards.