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Category: Commercial Insurance

What Does Commercial Umbrella Insurance Cover?

Your business is protected by your business insurance – but is it enough? A commercial umbrella insurance policy provides coverage when a claim exceeds the limits of your other policies. This type of policy is typically quite affordable and offers a critical level of protection against losses from substantial claims or lawsuits.  Do You Need Commercial Umbrella Insurance? A liability claim filed against your business...

Study: P&C insurers cannot absorb pandemic-related business interruption losses

A new study by The Geneva Association found that while the life & health insurance industry can absorb pandemic-related claims without issue, the same cannot be said of the P&C industry and the countless COVID-19 business interruption claims they handle. According to the study “An Investigation into the Insurability of Pandemic Risk” – co-produced by The Geneva Association and the University of St. Gallen –...

Insurers look to curb ransomware exposure as U.S cyber rates rise

- U.S. insurers are ramping up cyber-insurance rates by as much as 25% and trying to curb exposure to vulnerable customers after a surge of costly claims, industry sources said. The changes follow a challenging year of hackers using malicious programs, known as ransomware, to take down systems that control everything from hospital billing to manufacturing. They stop only after receiving increasingly hefty payments. The...

Can I Still See My Own Doctor After Filing For Workers' Compensation?

There is no yes or no answer to that question. Each state has its own set of complicated rules for when you can see your own doctor for a work-related injury covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Generally, but with some exceptions, your employer’s insurance company determines which doctors you see when you have filed a workers’ comp claim. Workers’ compensation can be confusing, and the...

Do I Need Liquor Liability Insurance If I Only Sell Beer Or Wine?

Despite the name, you will need to make sure you add liquor liability insurance to your business policy if you serve beer or wine at your business. Although most business liability insurance automatically includes host liquor coverage, this only applies to small functions hosted by an enterprise that is not in the business of selling alcohol. Our experienced agency can help ensure you have the...