Liability insurance is important for contractors and subcontractors. This type of coverage offers financial protection from the results of accidents, injuries and property damage caused during a project. When working on a construction project, many workers accidentally damage the property in one way or another. Mishandled tools, dropped items or misinterpreted directions are often the sources of property damage incidents. The regular standards of business require contractors to have proof of adequate construction liability coverage prior to starting a project on a structure. This standard is also required for subcontractors.
Commercial Contracting Insurance
Commercial contractors are usually expected to carry multi-million-dollar policies. This allows for coverage of any injuries or construction-related damages to the structure. As a rule, commercial contractors performing riskier tasks have higher coverage amounts. For example, a roofing contractor would have a higher amount than a contractor remodeling the interior of a one-story commercial structure. To finance premiums over the span of several months or one year, indemnity corporations charge contractors a down payment and monthly service fees.
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Residential Building Insurance
This type of coverage is important for any worker in the building business. In many cases, homeowners decide to sue the contractor for damages sustained during the process of construction. If there are any injuries on the job site, some workers may also want to file lawsuits against the contractor or homeowners. A good construction liability policy will protect contractors from loss in unexpected situations and various types of damage lawsuits. However, the contract must require every subcontracting party to have their own coverage. The contract must also state that the contractor does not claim any responsibility for damages occurring during the construction process that are the fault of one or more subcontractors. Policy amounts are related to the amount of money the contractor executes, so it is important to estimate a realistic figure. To be fully protected, it is best to have at least two or three times as much coverage as the total amount of the construction project.
BGES Group’s office, located in Larchmont, NY is a full service insurance agency offering, Property, Liability, Umbrella Liability, Business Auto, Bid & Performance Bonds, Inland Marine, Worker’s Compensation, Workers Compensation Premium Recovery, New York State Disability, Group Health, Life insurance, Personal lines and Identity Theft.
Special Contractor Insurance Programs (NY, NJ, CT) – We we have 50+ insurance companies to market your general liability, umbrella liability, business auto, workers compensation, bid & performance bonds and group health coverages. We help contractors set up proper risk transfer. If you’re a contractor we offer extensive information about insurance markets, coverages, risk transfer, subcontractor screening, ways to lower your insurance costs.
BGES Group are Worker’s Compensation Specialists for the States of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut – Issues we address: 1) Lowering pricing – we have specialty programs that can save you up to 40%; 2) Finding a new company; 3) Replacing policies that are being cancelled or non renewed; 4) Audit disputes; 5) Company creating fictitious payroll at audit time; 6) Lowering high experience modifications factors; 7) Misclassification of payrolls; 8) Lowering or eliminating renewal deposits; 9) Getting coverage when you’ve been without for a few months; 10) Covering multiple states under one policy; 11) Eliminating 10% service or policy fees; 12) Timely issuance of certificates; 13) Always being able to get someone on the phone or by email when you need to.
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