If a client trips over your surveying equipment and breaks a wrist, or you make a mistake while staking a property line, you could be sued. Land surveyor insurance can pay for legal expenses, including any settlements or judgments. It also covers the cost of employee injuries, theft, and other risks.
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These policies cover the most common risks faced by land surveyors.
A general liability policy covers basic third-party risks, such as a homeowner tripping over your tripod and suffering an injury. It's often required for a commercial lease.
A business owner’s policy, or BOP, is a cost-effective way for land surveyors to buy commercial property insurance and general liability coverage together.
Professional liability policies cover legal defense costs when a client sues a land surveyor over an error or unsatisfactory work. It’s also called errors and omissions insurance or E&O insurance.
Workers’ comp is required in almost every state for land surveying businesses that have employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.
Inland marine insurance protects expensive surveyor equipment while it's on the move, such as optical levels, magnetic locators, tripods, and theodolites.
This policy helps cover the cost of property damage and injuries in an accident involving your business vehicle. Each state has its own requirements for auto liability insurance.
A small land surveying business will pay less for insurance than a larger company.
Factors that affect premiums include:
It's easy to get land surveyor business insurance if you have your company information on hand. Our application will ask for basic facts about your business, such as revenue and number of employees. You can buy a policy online and get a certificate of insurance with Insureon in three easy steps:
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