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General liability insurance

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Cannabis

As more states legalize marijuana, the profit potential of opening a cannabis business is ripe for the picking. Ready to start a marijuana business? Here are six key steps that cannabis entrepreneurs...

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Small business insurance
Landlords often require business owners to carry commercial lease insurance. Learn why you may need to purchase insurance before signing a lease, and the types of coverage you may need to carry.
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Business insurance tips
A certificate of insurance form establishes proof of insurance and summarizes your coverage on one page. Here's how to read and use a certificate of insurance.
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General liability insurance
Occurrence and claims-made insurance policies differ both in coverage and in cost. Find out what each type of policy offers before you buy insurance for your small business.
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Construction

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...

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Landscaping
When looking for lawn care insurance, you should assess your business risks, determine which types of insurance you’ll need, find an agent with industry experience, and read the policy’s fine print.
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Business insurance tips
Additional insureds and loss payees can both collect benefits from your business insurance policy, but they’re not the same thing.
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Independent contractors
Learn about the difference between contractors and subcontractors and the types of liabilities that they face.
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Surety bonds
Business insurance and bonds protect your business from financial losses and help you win clients.
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Building design

The career of a well-established architect or engineer can end with a single lawsuit. Learn how leveraging additional project reviews and maintaining good communication can help avoid a devastating...

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Real estate

A real estate risk management plan can help avoid common risks by lining out industry best practices, such as keeping open houses safe, being transparent with clients, and staying up to date on...

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Social media marketing

An increasing number of businesses are establishing a presence on social media. With more brand awareness comes more responsibility – and a higher risk of lawsuits. Learn about the activities you...

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Social media marketing
Social media use can be hugely beneficial for your small business, but it comes with its own set of risks.
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Professional liability / E&O insurance
Decreasing your liability exposure is critical to the success of your business.
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Photo & video professionals
Insuring your film equipment is a smart and affordable way to protect thousands of dollars of gear that often moves from location to location.
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