General Liability Insurance protects your small business against claims of third-party bodily injury and property damage, reputational harm and advertising injury. It covers medical bills, repair costs & legal fees.
Workers Compensation covers your employees' medical costs and lost wages while recovering from a work-related injury or illness. The employee gives up the right to sue your company in return for receiving cash and benefits from Workers Compensation. In some states it’s mandatory for businesses!
Business Interruption Insurance protects your small business if impacted by a covered risk. It'll cover the costs in replacing lost income and paying for additional expenditures. Also known as Business Interruption Coverage, this policy is usually part of your BOP (Business Owners Policy).
Professional Liability Insurance (or E&O Insurance), protects your small business from claims of mistakes, negligence or malpractice made when providing your services that caused somebody financial loss. PLI covers your legal defense costs, damages and settlements.
Why do Talent Agents need insurance?
In this industry, firms are involved in managing or representing performing and creative arts and sports figures. Examples of these agencies include celebrity agents or managers, sports agents or managers, literary agents, talent agents, and modeling agents.
Your business is prone to a lot of liability risks. Defending against claims and lawsuits can be a time-consuming and expensive process. In fact, it's so expensive that most businesses end up bankrupt after defending a lawsuit - win or lose. Insurance can aid in the financial impact in the event of liability or lawsuit. This is because insurance will pay for the damages and legal claims against your business, as well as defense and other court costs up to the limits that insurance offers.
What risks do Talent Agents face?
Your business often relies on the advice and services you offer. If you make a mistake in your advice or fail to fulfill your service, clients will sue you for damages you may have caused. You can have an accident while going to work and can be sued for collision and personal injury if you're at fault. Your employees could file employer negligence when they become sick or injured on the job.
How much does insurance cost for Talent Agents?
The cost of insurance varies based on the type of insurance you need for your business. Typically, the average cost of General Liability insurance, for example, is around $500 in annual premiums. Professional Liability insurance costs around $700 annually. Other insurances needed vary from around $500 to $700 annually.