Business Insurance for Publishers

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A claim that you published erroneous information could have serious legal ramifications. Publishing insurance protects against lawsuits related to libel, copyright infringement, and more.

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What types of business insurance do publishers need?

These policies provide coverage for the most common publishing risks.

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Business owner’s policy

A BOP bundles property insurance and general liability insurance under one plan. It's often one of the most cost-effective types of commercial insurance for publishers.

BEST FOR
  • Customer injuries
  • Damaged customer property
  • Damaged business property
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Errors and omissions insurance

E&O insurance, also called professional liability or media liability insurance, covers legal expenses over incorrect published information or other unsatisfactory work.

BEST FOR
  • Client disputes
  • Accusations of negligence
  • Publishing errors
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Workers’ compensation insurance is required in almost every state for publishing businesses that have employees. It can cover medical bills for work-related injuries.

BEST FOR
  • Employee medical expenses
  • Missed wages
  • Employee injury lawsuits
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General liability insurance

This policy covers common publishing risks, such as accidental damage to a client's laptop. Bundle with property insurance for savings in a business owner’s policy.

BEST FOR
  • Accidental customer injuries
  • Damage to customer property
  • Other third-party injuries
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How much does insurance cost for publishers?

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Several factors will have an impact on insurance costs, including:

  • Publishing services offered
  • Business equipment and property
  • Revenue
  • Location
  • Number of employees
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Why do publishers need insurance?

From defamatory content to disgruntled authors, publishers of books, magazines, and other materials face numerous risks. Business insurance for publishers (or publishers with printing) helps cover legal costs, medical bills, and other expenses that might otherwise devastate a small publishing company.

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