Can you afford the luxury of leaving your business prospective prone to risks, and unattended? If on one side construction business is very lucrative, on the other, it is full of risks.
Apart from it, Construction contracting requires specific obligations and legal responsibilities. Any mistake on your part may land you in the danger zone of damage both to your balance sheet and reputation. Estimates show, claims made against construction contractors often lighten a party by significant amount. In such a situation, Construction contractor Insurance comes into rescue by safeguarding your business and its future. These policies are equally beneficial for all involved in construction contracting like independent contractors, builders and developers.
Construction contractor insurance falls in the genre of liability insurance. It helps your business when your mistakes cause financial or image damage to a third party and a compensation claim is filed at court of law. It covers the cost of defending you against the claim at court and includes attorney fees, investigation costs and other legal expenses. Along with it, you can also have a second layer of protection by taking Worker’s Compensation Insurance, Inland Marine Insurance, and Disability Insurance policies for your business and employees.
The premium, you have to pay for construction contractors insurance policies, varies from insurer to insurer. However, they are not extra burdens and fit to your pocket easily. Premium amount is decided by taking a number of factors into account like insurance amount, level and quality of risk, the annual turnover and employee strength of your company and the past track record of workplace accidents or illnesses in the company.
Going for a reputed insurer helps a lot in getting a best deal on construction contractor insurance policies. You can buy these insurance policies in both online and offline way. However, online purchase saves a lot of time and money.
Originally posted 2011-06-14 11:27:22.