What are the four types of marine insurance?

All insurance is designed to help you or your business manage risks in the event of accidents or damages. Marine insurance is designed to help manage the risks involved with the travel of goods from one destination to another.  Despite what the name implies, marine insurance covers all modes of transportation of goods. However, it…

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What are the benefits of trade credit insurance?

Running a business is difficult. Learning to protect yourself from liabilities and potential losses is one of the most difficult parts of running a company. However, it doesn’t have to be as complicated as people think! One of the best ways to protect yourself from bad debts and unpaid invoices is to get trade credit…

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Who pays for a product recall?

Product recalls are financial and PR nightmares for businesses. Potentially costing billions of dollars, product recalls can be one of the biggest financial losses a company faces. But who pays for a product recall? Many parties are involved, such as the company, insurance, 3rd party distribution, etc. Here’s what you need to know about the…

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Let us help protect you from the fallout of a product liability lawsuit.

Product Liability insurance can help protect you if your business faces a lawsuit from the fallout that occurs in the event your product causes injury or other damage to third parties, even if a product is used incorrectly. Product Liability insurance isn’t just for companies that manufacture products. Any company that sells, distributes or designs…

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Why does a business need product recall insurance?

Product Recall Insurance is one of the most important insurance policies that companies who put products into the global stream of commerce should purchase. While most large organizations purchase the insurance, many other businesses do not. The risk of a product recall has increased exponentially. Stricter global regulatory standards have increased in number, and new…

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What type of factors can lead to a recall event?

It is essential to understand why recalls occur in an ideal world, every product that we build, buy, or own, would be perfect in every way. The reality, however, teaches us that while perfection is something to strive for in the marketplace, it is often something that is not always attained. While some may be…

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What are the common misconceptions about product recall coverage?

We Already Have Coverage Under our General Liability Policy General Liability insurance is a third-party coverage, which typically does not provide coverage for product recall events. Product recall insurance is a first party coverage protecting the insured through reimbursement of financial loss and expenses (which are typically excluded on a general liability policy). Additionally, product…

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Recalls and Public Health Alerts

The U.S. Department of Food & Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service protects the public’s health by ensuring the safety of meat, poultry and egg products. FSIS is part of a science-based national system to ensure food safety and food defense. FSIS ensures food safety through the authorities of the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection…

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Don’t let a costly product recall damage your business and your brand

According to the FDA, nearly 30 product recalls occur every week in the U.S. on average. Recalling, replacing or destroying a consumer product can incur substantial long-term reputational and financial costs for your business. Not only that, news of a product recall spreads like wildfire on social media, so having a product recall policy with…

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Product Liability, Recall & Contamination Insurance

Product liability If your company designs, manufactures, distributes or sells a physical product—anything from toys to building supplies to macaroni and cheese—you’ll want to strongly consider purchasing product liability coverage. This coverage helps provide financial protection in the event that the use of your product results in property damage, personal injury or death. Product liability…

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