Business Insurance for Technical Writers

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A small error in your copy could have enormous repercussions if it hurts your client's business. Insurance for technical writers can provide coverage for expenses associated with lawsuits and other risks.

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Insureon helps technical writers compare insurance quotes from top U.S. carriers online. Get several quotes with one application.

What types of insurance do technical writers need?

These policies provide coverage for the most common risks of technical writing.

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General liability insurance

This policy covers basic technical writing business risks, such as client property damage and injuries. Bundle with property insurance for savings in a business owner’s policy.
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Damaged customer property
  • Libel or slander lawsuits
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Errors and omissions insurance

This policy, sometimes called professional liability insurance, is important for technical writers. It can cover legal expenses for lawsuits related to work performance and mistakes.
  • Missed deadlines
  • Accusations of negligence
  • Errors in a technical document
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Workers’ compensation insurance is required in almost every state for technical writing businesses with employees. It can cover medical fees for work-related injuries.
  • Employee medical expenses
  • Missed wages
  • Legal costs
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Commercial auto insurance

Commercial auto insurance can cover property damage and medical bills in an accident involving a business-owned vehicle, along with theft, vandalism, and weather damage.
  • Car accidents
  • Vandalism and theft
  • Weather damage
Looking for different coverage? See more policies.

How much does technology business insurance cost?

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

  • Technical writing services offered
  • Business equipment and property
  • Revenue
  • Location
  • Number of employees
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Why do technical writers need insurance?

A technical writer produces a tremendous amount of content, from software documentation to instruction manuals. Mistakes are bound to happen, but they don’t have to interfere with your work. When an error in copy leads to a lawsuit, business insurance protects against legal fees. It also covers common injuries and accidents.

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