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Business Income Coverage vs. Business Interruption Insurance: What's the Difference?

Protecting your business with insurance is essential. It starts with understanding what each type of business insurance covers. Business income coverage and business interruption insurance are terms often used interchangeably – but is there a difference? All business insurance policies vary in what they cover. You may have access to a policy that protects repairs to a facility, damaged inventory, and lost income, or you...

Commonly Overlooked Types of Business Insurance

You already have business insurance, but have you overlooked a situation that could put your business at risk? We offer a list of the most overlooked types of business insurance, as well as a brief explanation of each type. Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI): This insurance protects against claims filed against your business by an employee, such as wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and others. When...

How Long Does Business Interruption Insurance Coverage Last?

Most commercial property insurance policies include business interruption insurance. With this coverage, the insurer agrees to pay for loss of business income resulting from a covered peril. But how long does it last? In most cases, business interruption insurance coverage continues from the date of loss until property damage can be repaired with dispatch and due diligence. Period Of Restoration The length of time in...

Common Exclusions to Business Interruption Insurance

Business interruption insurance is designed to cover income lost when an event beyond your control forces you to close your business temporarily. This extra layer of protection goes beyond common business insurance policies. For example, if a fire in your office forces you to shut down temporarily, property insurance will cover the damage from the fire, but not the loss of income. The lost income...