Types of Insurance Deductibles Insurance deductibles all serve one function, the insured shares in a portion of a covered loss. Deductibles help weed out small claims and force an insured to have some “skin in the game”. Most insurance buyers think of deductibles in property insurance. We are all used to having a deducible for home or car insurance. A … Read More
Blog Articles Related To: Product Liability
Browse our articles about product liability insurance below. If you need coverage for your business, visit our informational page on product liability insurance or contact us for a quote. We’re available via chat, phone, or email.
Buying US Insurance
Starts with a US entity We often get requests from companies domiciled in other countries about buying US insurance. Typically it involves purchasing General Liability insurance required by retailers and distributors here in the US. Insurance companies in the United States typically require the insured on the policy be a US entity in order to buy US insurance. Ownership by … Read More
Insurance for Supplements
Buyer Beware Insurance for supplements requires more knowledge. If you have purchased, or are thinking of purchasing, insurance for supplement products, read on. Especially if your purchase or quote did not include an explanation. Insurance purchases for supplement companies seem to fall into two categories: Proper insurance product but no understanding of key policy features. Inexpensive insurance that will likely … Read More
Rise of Functional Foods & Beverages
Background The variety of food and beverage options continues to advance. Functional foods and beverages are very hot right now. For us, in insurance, functional foods and beverages seem to fall in between traditional insurance underwriting guidelines. Before we jump in, what are traditional underwriting guidelines? The more “science” ingredients a product has the more “standard” insurers are not interested … Read More
What is a premium audit?
Premium audit: What is it? Insurance companies conduct premium audits on certain types of policies. Not all policies go through an audit so policies rated on sales, payroll, square footage and units produced go through this process. Policies that have a premium audit? Common policies include General Liability, Product Liability and Workers Compensation. General and product liability use gross sales … Read More
Product Liability Insurance and Exported Products
Product Export The world is getting smaller and smaller. Product export by food and beverage companies is common. Local, state and federal agencies are helping expand borders. If you export products now or are thinking about it be aware of how insurance responds. Below are some essential policy terms to keep in mind. Need insurance for exporting food or beverage … Read More
Product Liability or General Liability?
Product Liability Insurance Basics Product liability insurance is a must have for specialty food and beverage businesses. A popular question we get is, what is the difference between product liability and general liability? Unfortunately an adequate answer means learning some insurance terminology. Liability policies breakdown in to these categories: General Liability General Liability policy that includes an endorsement for designated … Read More
Cost of Liability Insurance
Cost of Liability Insurance How much does liability insurance cost? A common question asked by food and beverage companies. The factors below determine premium. Product Type Product type is a key element. The “higher” the risk, the higher the premium. Higher risk products include products directly imported into the US. An insurance company, insuring an importer, bears more risk because … Read More
Liability Insurance Limits
Why you should know how the liability insurance limits work? The more product you sell the greater the chances of having to deal with contracts. Most, if not all, contracts you will encounter have provisions for insurance coverage. These provisions will stipulate the type of coverage, insurance limits, additional insured status, and perhaps a waiver of subrogation. This post will explain the … Read More