An accusation of plagiarism or invasion of privacy could have serious ramifications for publishers of books, magazines, and other materials. Business insurance can help cover legal fees, medical bills, and other expenses that might otherwise devastate a small publishing company.
These insurance policies cover common risks in the publishing industry.
A BOP bundles commercial property insurance and general liability coverage at a discount. Most small businesses are eligible for this type of coverage.
This policy covers basic third-party risks, such as accidental damage to a client's laptop, or an injury in your office. It's sometimes required for client contracts and commercial leases.
This publisher’s liability insurance policy covers legal costs from mistakes and oversights. It's also referred to as professional liability insurance or media liability insurance.
Most states require workers' comp for publishing businesses that have employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.
This policy covers financial losses when a publishing company's vehicle is involved in an accident. Most states require this coverage for vehicles registered to a business.
Cyber liability insurance helps publishers recover from data breaches and cyberattacks. It's strongly recommended for any business that handles credit card numbers or other personal information.
It's easy to get business insurance for publishers (including publishers with printing operations) 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:
Insureon's licensed insurance agents work with top-rated U.S. providers to find the right insurance coverage for your publishing company, whether you work independently or hire employees.