When you run a business that offers services or advice to clients, one of your greatest fears might be giving the wrong advice or your help not being very helpful (or even harmful.) We’re all human, and we all make mistakes. But what if your business makes a mistake that costs your client money? Who’s going to pay for it? Your client could hold you responsible, and what’s more, they might sue. And lawsuits are expensive. So, what’s a business owner to do to protect themselves?
Well, we’ve got some good news: there’s a type of insurance for that. It’s called errors and omissions insurance (also called E&O.) We’ll explain what E&O insurance is, who needs it, and how it works.