Tag: Contractors Insurance

How Is Contractors General Liability Insurance Different From Standard Commercial Liability Insurance?

Any business needs general liability insurance. Contractors, subcontractors, and independent tradesmen need this type of coverage, not only to protect their business, but often as a requirement for the job. Trades that need contractors general liability insurance include construction, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, painters, and masons. What Is Standard Commercial Liability Insurance? Commercial general liability (CGL) insurance protects a business from financial loss due to liability...

What Does Contractors Insurance Not Include?

Every contractor needs a commercial general liability insurance policy to protect company assets and reduce liability risks. Commonly known as contractors insurance, a construction general liability policy can protect your contracting business against liability for injuries, accidents, and property damage. Proof of this type of insurance is required for many jobs for both contractors and subcontractors. What Kinds of Coverage Does Contractors Insurance Provide? A...

Builders Risk Insurance Vs. Contractors Insurance

If you are in the construction business, you need the right types of insurance coverage to protect yourself. You are likely to need builders risk insurance in addition to contractors insurance. Together, these two forms of coverage can protect you against certain losses. What Is Builders Risk Insurance? Builders risk insurance is designed to cover a contractor’s equipment, materials, and property related to the construction...

The Third Party Action Over Insurance problem for NY Contractors and Commercial Property Owners

So why are some NY Contractors General Liability policies cheap, and others ridiculously expensive? What is a Contractor or Commercial Property owner to do? Over the past 20 years, third party action over claims are on the rise and the payouts are huge. The issue generally arises when a contractor is hired for a renovation or construction project in a building and one of the...

Do Contractors and Landlords need Action Over Coverage?

third-party-over action A type of action in which an injured employee, after collecting workers compensation benefits from the employer, sues a third party for contributing to the employee's injury. Then, because of some type of contractual relationship (Risk Transfer Agreement) between the third party and the employer, the liability is passed back to the employer by prior agreement. It is particularly important that New York Property...