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Construction & contracting

Construction & contracting
How a builder’s risk insurance policy can protect your business

Builder’s risk insurance protects construction companies, contractors, and subcontractors from losses caused by damages to buildings in progress. See if this short-term property insurance policy can...

Construction & contracting
Types of construction insurance
The construction industry is full of risks, and there are several types of construction insurance to know about to ensure that you're protected from all the most common hazards.
Independent contractors
Contractor vs. subcontractor
Learn about the difference between contractors and subcontractors and the types of liabilities that they face.
Construction & contracting
What is a construction defect and are you liable for it?

If a crack forms in the wall of one of your buildings or another issue becomes evident, clients will often look to your construction company for compensation. Learn who can be held liable, and how...

Workers' compensation insurance
How does workers’ compensation work?
Workers' compensation covers the costs of work-related injuries and illnesses, like medical bills and lost wages. Here’s how workers’ comp works, and what you need to know as a business owner.
Surety bonds
What does it mean to be bonded and insured?
Business insurance and bonds protect your business from financial losses and help you win clients.
Construction & contracting
How do construction and contractor licenses and permits work?
The types of licenses that construction companies and contractors need vary by location, but most projects will at least require a building permit.
Construction & contracting
The top construction risk management threats

Employee injuries, stolen equipment, and structural flaws can disrupt a construction company’s business, but you can mitigate risks by following industry best practices and choosing the right...

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