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Top 3 reasons roofers get sued

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In any industry, there are risks involved, especially with construction-based industries. Roofing a dangerous profession that can lead to bodily injury. Roofing contractors face a financial risk with every new client. Unfortunately, lawsuits are a part of the roofing profession. …

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Could You Spot a Fake Certificate of Insurance

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Fraud and misrepresentation are not strangers to the insurance industry. Though there are thousands of people working ethically, corruption still exists. Why are the moral complexities of insurance companies important to you, the owner of a general contracting company? The …

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Why Do I Need Proof of Insurance for My Handyman Business?

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Handyman businesses often find themselves wondering why they would need a general liability insurance policy. Most handyman businesses consist of either one or a handful of workers. Sometimes the thought of revising the budget to account for insurance costs seems unjustifiable, if there hasn’t been a liability issue …

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Owner Controlled Insurance Program | Contractors Insurance

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An owner controlled insurance program is a centralized insurance program usually procured for either specific construction projects or multiple construction contracts. The reason why general contractors and builders need to get this OCIP is because it will be able to cover all the project interests of the contractors and sub-contractors that will participate in the project. The general contractor will be able to maintain risk control and take up the management and administration of the insurance policy. The owner controlled insurance program is different from a contractor-arranged insurance program because under the latter, each individual contractor has to get his own insurance policy on different terms and conditions, limits and insurance coverage.

Blanket Insurance

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Blanket insurance is a type of insurance that will protect one from accidents, liabilities occurred during a contract and many other things in regards to general contractoring. There are some cases where something may go wrong during the course of a contract and warrant a lawsuit, bringing a contractor down in his business. However, if he has contractors liability insurance, the reverse would be the case. That is why it is very advisable for contractors to adopt this system because mere thinking of how to get a good lawyer to defend you in such cases would be time wasting and expensive and in the long run it might put you off your business.