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Recommended insurance policies for media and advertising professionals

When you work in media and advertising, you're vulnerable to lawsuits over copyright infringement, libel, and other advertising injuries. Business insurance can cover legal expenses, property damage, and other losses.

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General liability insurance

This policy covers common risks for media professionals, such as customer property damage and injuries. Bundle it with property insurance in a business owner’s policy to save.

  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Damaged customer property
  • Commercial lease requirements
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Media liability insurance

This policy can pay legal expenses if a client sues over unsatisfactory work or a mistake. It's sometimes referred to as professional liability insurance or errors and omissions insurance (E&O).

  • Accusations of professional negligence
  • Advertising injuries, such as libel
  • Work mistakes and oversights
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Business owner's policy

A business owner's policy, or BOP, is a cost-effective way for media and advertising companies to purchase general liability coverage and commercial property insurance together.

  • Damaged client property
  • Client injuries
  • Stolen or damaged business property
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Most states require workers' comp for media and advertising businesses that have employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.

  • Employee medical expenses
  • Disability benefits
  • Employee injury lawsuits
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Cyber insurance

This policy helps media companies survive data breaches and cyberattacks. It's strongly recommended for any small business that handles credit card numbers or other personal information.

  • Customer notification costs
  • Fraud monitoring expenses
  • Data breach investigations
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Commercial auto insurance

A commercial auto policy helps cover costs if a vehicle owned by an advertising agency is involved in an accident. It's usually required for business-owned vehicles.

  • Property damage caused by your vehicle
  • Injuries caused by your vehicle
  • Vehicle theft or vandalism
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How much does insurance cost for advertising and media professionals?

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Several factors impact how much media and advertising companies pay for business insurance, including:

  • Type of media and advertising services offered
  • Business equipment and property
  • Business revenue
  • Number of employees
  • Types of coverage purchased
  • Claims history
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