Businesses and organizations face many risks, some of them relating to the directors and officers who run things. There are numerous employment-related risks that the directors and officers face, and if they get accused of some sort of negligence or wrongdoing the resulting costs for the business (and the individuals themselves) can be very high. We’re going to explore five different potential sources of director’s and officers liability – and we’ll talk about getting the D&O liability insurance you need to protect your business.
So, you’ve made the decision to get a home security system (or at the very least you’re considering it.) You want to protect your family and your home, and a burglar alarm seems like a good way to start. But now that you’ve made that decision, the next step is actually choosing a company to install the security system and monitor it. And where exactly do you start with that? We’ve got some tips for choosing a company to install your home security system.
Whether you’ve just bought a new car or you’re looking to change up your auto insurance plan, it can be tough to know exactly how to keep your rates down. There are actually tons of discounts for car insurance policies that either no one knows about or that no one asks about. That changes today! Here are 14 car insurance discounts you want to be sure to ask your agent about.
You may always want to assume the best in people, but sometimes employees can be a little bit less than honest. Maybe a few dollars disappear from your cash register, maybe some merchandise finds itself missing, or maybe the expense report that you left up to an employee is more than a little off each month. In any case, employee dishonesty insurance can be a great asset to your business, whether you’re in a particularly risky industry or you’re a small business that wants to prevent sticky fingers. Here’s how.
When you’re protecting your financial well-being and your assets, it’s important that you have enough liability insurance. Liability insurance is a crucial defense against lawsuits and claims that you’ve caused property damage or bodily injury. Home insurance and auto insurance both provide extremely valuable liability protection, but what if you face a claim that goes above the limits of coverage on your homeowners or auto insurance policy? That’s where umbrella insurance can help you. We’ll explain what personal umbrella insurance is.
Okay, so you know that in theory everyone on the road is supposed to have car insurance as required by the state you live in. Which means that, in theory, every driver on the road should be able to compensate you if they cause an accident that harms your car – and, more importantly, you. But what happens if you’re in a car accident where the other driver is at fault … and they don’t have enough insurance (or, well, any insurance) to pay for your medical bills and other expenses they’re legally obligated to give you? That’s where uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage (a.k.a. UM/UIM coverage) can help you. We’ll explain what it is and why you might want to consider it.
There’s a lot that goes into running a business, and sometimes errands and such might require your employees to go mobile and drive. If your employees ever have to drive their own personal cars for business use, you could be opening up your business to risk. Sure, your employees are good drivers and you don’t feel the need to grab a crash helmet knowing they share the roads with you.
Hey, wait. What’s that smell? And why is yard covered in muck? You may have a sewer backup problem, and it could cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars to fix. Great. Sewer backups are something that many people never see coming, so a lot of homeowners skip on sewer backup coverage. Or worse, they don’t know that they can get it. If you’re one of these homeowners, here’s a rundown of what sewer backup insurance is and how it can be a lifesaver if you own a home.
If you’re getting car insurance, you might be a little overwhelmed by all the choices you have to make. Sure, you might just want the entire ordeal to be over with. You might be tempted to be haphazard about choosing your coverages. But it’s important to know how each of these coverages protects you (believe it or not, these coverages are more than just money flying out of your wallet.) Here are 6 car insurance coverages explained in simple, bite-sized pieces.
Computers are great, and chances are they play a fairly big role in helping you manage and run your business. While technology, in theory, makes life easier, it also opens up a bunch of new potential problems and threats. Data breaches and hacks can be catastrophic – we’ve all heard the horror stories. For businesses, a cyber attack can mean an interruption of business, lost revenue, and even litigation.
It’s not a pretty picture.
And while it’s tempting to believe that cybercriminals are only after big businesses that have huge profits, that’s not exactly reality. Cybercriminals are after small and medium businesses, too. That’s why it’s important to think about cyber liability insurance for your business. Cyber policies are tailored to your specific business, and they can protect you in a variety of ways. We’ll go over six ways that cyber insurance protects your business.