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7-Eleven's Lawsuit against Mom-and-Pop Store Shows Value of General Liability Insurance

10. July 2015 07:55
The small convenience store that 7-Eleven sued could have benefited from General Liability Insurance – at the very least, it could have helped pay for a lawyer. [More]

Good News: That Copyright Infringement Lawsuit from a Major Company Is Probably Covered in Your General Liability Insurance

8. June 2015 08:03
Big companies have a reputation for aggressively defending their trademarks, which means no small business is entirely safe from trademark infringement lawsuits. [More]

HBO's Libel Lawsuit Probably Covered by General Liability Insurance

1. June 2015 07:59
HBO was just cleared in a libel lawsuit that dragged on for seven years. General Liability Insurance may offer advertising injury coverage for this kind of case. [More]

Survey: Reputation, Cyber, and Third-Party Liability Keeping Business Leaders Up at Night

26. May 2015 08:10
The Aon Global Risk Management Survey shows that businesses consider brand damage to be their most pressing risk. These tips can help mitigate potential damage. [More]

Something General Liability Insurance Does NOT Cover: Lawsuits You Initiate

5. May 2015 08:38
General Liability may cover defamation lawsuits brought against your business, but not ones you file. Try these dispute resolution tips before taking legal action. [More]

No Business Too Big or Small to Avoid Copyright Infringement Lawsuits

1. May 2015 08:02
An author alleges Joss Whedon stole a movie's premise from his book. It's a reminder that copyright infringement is easy to commit and necessary to avoid. [More]

Study: 4 in 10 Small Businesses Likely to Have an Insurance Claim in the Next Decade

22. April 2015 08:26
40 percent of small businesses may have an insurance claim in the next 10 years. The good news? A BOP can address the most common and expensive claims. [More]

Small Business Brings $65k Lawsuit over Negative Online Review

20. April 2015 08:02
A dog trainer is suing a Yelp user over a negative online review. Unfortunately, General Liability Insurance can't cover lawsuits business owners initiate. [More]

Court Ruling Extends Definition of Advertising Injury for General Liability Policies

14. April 2015 08:05
A court in Illinois ruled that lawsuits over store display signs could trigger GL advertising injury coverage, which is another reason to carry the policy. [More]

Roger Clemens' 7-Year Defamation Suit Covered by Insurance

7. April 2015 08:00
Clemens just settled a defamation lawsuit brought by his former strength trainer. The case offers some insight into small business advertising injury exposures. [More]