A comprehensive public and product liability policy provides cover for claims of bodily injury or other physical injury, personal injury, advertising injury and property damage as a result of your products, premises, or operations. As a safeguard against liability, the policies allow you to continue your normal operations while dealing with real or fraudulent claims of negligence or wrongdoing. Liability policies also provide cover for the cost to defend and settle claims.
Following are some other things that typical liability policies may cover:
Personal and Advertising Injury
Protects against offences made by you or your staff during the course of business, such as libel, slander, disparagement or copyright infringement in advertisements.
Provides cover for legal expenses for liability claims brought against your business, regardless of who is at fault.
Provides cover for medical expenses if someone is injured on your premises or by your products.
Premises and Operations Liability
Provides cover for bodily injury and property damage sustained by others on your premises or in conjunction with your business operations.
Provides cover for bodily injury and property damage sustained by others as a result of your products.
How Much Cover Does Your Business Need? – The amount of cover that your business needs depends on three factors: perceived risk, where you operate your business and the type of products you manufacture.
Perceived Risk – Consider the amount of risk associated with your business operations and functions. For instance, if you manufacture heavy machinery, you would generally need more cover than another organisation that manufactures stuffed animals.
Type of Product Manufactured – If you manufacture a dangerous product, you may want to carry higher limits of liability.
Other Ways to Protect Your Business – Establish a high standard for product quality control at your organisation.
– Keep all company records up to date and accurate.
– Train your employees thoroughly and properly.
Inspire Insurance Services understands that your business needs to be protected, and we are here to help!
Please contact us today at 02476 99 89 24 to learn more about our risk management and insurance solutions