What's covered in a property policy?
Property policies separate losses into various types, each with its own conditions and limitations. Personal Property includes the normal contents of your business property. Real Property is permanent property, like a building. Business Interruption covers lost income as a result of a covered peril. Extra Expense reimburses your business for reasonable money spent, over and above normal operating expenses, recover from a covered cause of loss.
Is coverage for Earthquake and Flood included in a standard property policy?
Most policies exclude coverage for earthquake and flood coverage. Separate policies can be obtained for these coverages.
What is Co-Insurance?
Co-insurance is an arrangement by which the policyholder is required to carry insurance equal to a specified percentage of the value of property to receive full payment on a loss.
Does Product Liability coverage in the policy provide what I need related to my software products and services?
No, the Product Liability coverage in the policy will not provide the coverage you need related to your software products and services. This coverage provides coverage for a tangible product. Your product is intangible which would be covered under an Error’s and Omissions policy.
What does "personal and advertising injury" mean in general liability insurance coverage?
Personal and advertising injury includes liability to a third party for bodily injury or property damages as a result of things like libel, slander, false arrest, wrongful detention, false imprisonment, which occurs during the policy period.
Can I provide primary coverage for my employees driving their own autos for company purposes?
This type of coverage is not standard in a Commercial Auto policy. The policy is designed to provide secondary coverage that will step in when the employee’s own policy is insufficient or the company is named in the suit in addition to the employee. In certain situations, insurers will provide this coverage on a primary basis but will charge an additional premium for it.
Should my company require my employees to maintain personal auto insurance?
Yes, all employees that drive for company purposes should maintain their own personal auto insurance policy. Proof should be required annually and kept in the employee’s file.