Protect your business from liability claims
General liability insurance (GL), often referred to as business liability insurance, is coverage that can protect you from a variety of claims including bodily injury, property damage, personal injury and others that can arise from your business operations. General liability insurance quotes usually include:
Bodily injury and property damage liability
Personal and advertising injury
Products completed operations
Damage to premises rented to you
Learn how these coverages protect small businesses and how much you’ll want to consider for your unique risk.
Who needs general liability insurance?
General liability insurance is often combined with property insurance in a Business Owners Policy (BOP), but it’s also available to many contractors as a stand-alone coverage through the Progressive Advantage® Business Program.
As a contractor or small business owner, you need some form of business liability insurance to safeguard your livelihood.
A single accident could result in a lawsuit that you might not be able to handle. A great way to protect against this is to make sure you have liability coverage that matches your level of exposure.
Some employers or clients might also require you to carry a certain amount of general liability before you can work for them.
General liability insurance for contractors
If you’re a contractor, you might only want general liability . For example, you might not own any commercial buildings that require property insurance, or need to cover payroll or other operating expenses. However, you’re still exposed to liability risks from your job.
Blanket Additional Insured Coverage extends your existing liability insurance to other entities as required by some contracts with employers.
General liability insurance cost
Various factors influence the cost of general liability insurance. Discover how these factors relate to your unique situation, and learn several ways to find the cheapest liability insurance for your business.
Find out if your business is eligible for general liability insurance through Harmsen Insurance. We can help you find the best combination between price and protection by tailoring a policy specifically for your business.