Professional Insurance

Many types of businesses need professional liability insurance. Some states require this type of business insurance. In others, business owners choose to get coverage in case a client or customer sues them. So even if you consider yourself an expert in your business, mistakes happen. And if you or a customer thinks a mistake in your professional services caused a financial loss, they can sue you. Bortec Insurance makes sure you have the right Professional liability insurance that helps cover you and your company if you make a mistake in your professional services.
You’ll want to get a professional liability insurance policy if you:

How Professional Liability Insurance Works

Many insurance companies write a professional liability insurance policy on a claims-made basis with a retroactive date and extended reporting period.
The retroactive date means you’re covered for incidents that happen on or after a specified date in your policy.
The extended reporting period helps cover claims filed within a certain time after your policy expires. This is generally a 30- to 60-day period, but you can extend this period to a year or more for an additional cost.
Your insurance company only covers claims made against your business during your policy period or within the extended reporting period. And the claim must be from a covered error or omission that happened after your policy’s retroactive date.

What Does Professional Liability Insurance Cover?

Professional liability insurance helps cover claims of:
Even if you didn’t do anything wrong, your client can still sue your business if they believe you made a mistake. Without coverage, you’ll have to pay expensive legal defense costs out of pocket. Bortec Insurance can guide you for the best insurance coverage for your business.
It’s important to remember that professional liability insurance doesn’t cover everything. For example, it won’t help your business with these kinds of claims:

How Does Professional Insurance Help You?

A professional liability insurance policy helps with common claims like negligence, misrepresentation and inaccurate advice. It will also help cover violations of good faith and fair dealing. If a client sues you, this policy may help pay your legal expenses.