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How Does a Workmen’s Comp Claim Work?

Workmen’s comp insurance helps your employees by covering costs associated with work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. This includes medical expenses and lost wages. If a worker dies as a result of an on-the-job incident, this type of insurance can provide what’s called a death benefit to their surviving family members.

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Your Guide to General Liability Insurance

General liability insurance protects businesses from the liability risks they face every day. General liability insurance for business can provide financial protection if a customer or client, vendor, business partner, or anyone outside the company sues the business for costs associated with bodily injury or property damage. That includes covering legal fees and settlements as outlined in the policy and up to the policy’s limit.

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What is a Hold Harmless Agreement and When is It Needed?

What is a hold harmless agreement? That’s an important question. A hold harmless agreement, which is sometimes called a hold harmless letter, is a “release of liability” clause, typically in a contract, that indemnifies and protects one party from the financial consequences of damage or injuries caused by another party. One party agrees not to sue the other, and also to pay the costs that the party might incur for certain events.

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What is a Certificate of Liability Insurance?

If you’re wondering, “What is a Certificate of Liability Insurance?” or “What is a COI?” which is short for Certificate of Insurance, it’s a document that proves you purchased an insurance policy that protects you from business liability.