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Legal liability

Legal liability refers to the responsibility small business owners have under the law for the injuries or losses they inflict upon others.

What is legal liability?

Legal liability describes a situation in which a small business is held legally responsible for injuring or financially harming another party, This judgment can result in fines, penalties, or other payments.

How does liability insurance protect businesses from legal liabilities?

When small business owners become responsible for someone else’s losses, they normally have to compensate the person or entity. Depending on the severity of the loss, the payment can outstrip a business owner’s ability to pay, potentially triggering bankruptcy.

There is insurance for nearly every type of legal liability. Here are some of the most common policies for small businesses:

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Updated: April 29, 2022
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