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Insurance for lawyers in Georgia

Learn about business insurance requirements and the most common policies for lawyers in Georgia.

Which policies are required for lawyers in Georgia?

If you have a commercial lease, your property manager may require you to purchase general liability insurance. Commonly purchased by lawyers in Georgia, general liability insurance can protect your business from expenses associated with common mishaps, such as client property damage and injuries.

State law in Georgia requires every small business with three or more employees to provide workers’ compensation insurance, which covers medical bills for work injuries.

Note: Insureon cannot provide quotes for professional liability insurance for lawyers, also called malpractice insurance.

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What are the most common policies for a Georgia lawyer?

The most common policies for lawyers in Georgia vary depending on revenue, client contracts, partnerships, and other factors.

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General liability insurance

General liability insurance is the foundation of a lawyer’s business protection, with coverage that extends to client injuries, client property damage, and advertising injuries. Most commercial leases require you to have this coverage.

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Business owner's policy (BOP)

Lawyers often qualify for a business owner’s policy. This package helps your business save money by bundling commercial property insurance with general liability at an affordable rate.

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Georgia workers' compensation

If you own a law firm in Georgia that has three or more employees, you are required to carry workers’ compensation coverage. If your business has fewer than three employees, workers’ compensation insurance is not required, but will still help you pay the medical bills and lost wages of an injured employee.

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Cyber liability insurance

Cyber liability insurance can help lawyers survive data breaches and cyberattacks. This policy can help pay for client notification costs, credit monitoring services, and other related expenses.

What do lawyers in Georgia pay for insurance?

The typical lawyer in Georgia can expect to pay close to the national median for business insurance, according to an analysis of Insureon applications.

For example, the median annual cost of a business owner’s policy for a lawyer in Georgia is $1,000, exactly the national median. The median annual premium for general liability insurance in Georgia is $655, slightly higher than the national median of $633.

Median insurance costs for Georgia lawyers.

Save time and money with Insureon

Insureon’s industry-leading technology helps lawyers in Georgia save time and money shopping for insurance by comparing policies from top U.S. carriers. Start a free online application to review quotes for the policies that best fit your business. Our insurance agents are licensed in Georgia and can answer your questions as you consider coverage.

To make the application go quicker, have this information ready:

  • Workforce details, such as the number and types of employees
  • Current and projected revenue
  • Business partnerships
  • Insurance history and prior claims
  • Commercial lease insurance requirements

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