Articles

  • Dealing With Indirect Loss

    A business owner wants to protect company assets and one way to achieve this is by handling direct threats to buildings, equipment, office furniture, etc. However there is another area of concern that is critical for survival – addressing indirect threats.

  • Valuable Papers And Records

    Whether a business is a restaurant, a television station, a steel mill, a toy manufacturer or an accounting firm, they have one thing in common; they all have various types of important papers and records.

  • Covering Business Utility Services

    A commercial property insurance policy is reliable enough to handle direct loss to a business’s structures, equipment and related property. However, what happens when weather conditions turn mean and cause indirect damage by knocking out utility services? Property could be harmed by heat-induced transformer breakdowns. This form of power interruption affecting compressors, motors and switches, at a business could result in food spoilage or damage to climate-sensitive property. Equipment damage may also occur due to an accidental, sudden loss of power.

  • Equipment Breakdown Protection

    Equipment Breakdown Coverage policies handle a substantial loss exposure to items such as unfired vessels - Air, steam or water tanks, refrigeration systems, rollers, steam pressers, ironing equipment, steam cookers, generators, chemical processing tanks, motors, switches and controls, compressors, pumps, gears, etc. Breakdown policies are important. They fill a large gap! Commercial property policies typically exclude losses involving machinery or equipment breakdowns. The breakdown form provides the following coverages:

  • Additionally Insured–Lessor of Leased Equipment

    Contractors and subcontractors commonly perform jobs with rented or leased equipment. Such equipment includes use agreements where the rental company requires a "certificate of insurance". Rental companies also commonly require being named as an additional insured to protect their legal liability related to the rented/leased equipment.

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