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Garage Liability Insurance in Many States 5.00/5 (100.00%) 3 votes

Auto shops are great at repairing and maintaining vehicles, whether there is structural damage or a simple oil change is needed.  Sometimes the work done can be dangerous, especially when employees and customers are not careful.  Garage liability insurance protects auto shops from potential liabilities that employees and customers may claim against them.

Our garage liability insurance can help you place coverage for dealers involved in selling and services of autos, service operations engaged in repairing, towing, servicing, salvaging, and valet parking of autos.  Garage liability insurance is very important for auto shops, or any business that has an auto shop, including some department stores, gas stations, and auto dealerships.

We can provide coverage for:

  • Garage Liability
  • Medical Payments
  • Fire Legal Liability
  • Personal Injury Protection
  • Uninsured Motorist Coverage
  • Dealers Physical Damage
  • Auto Physical Damage for scheduled service units
  • Garage Keepers Legal Liability
  • Packages are also available!

Unique classes of business we can consider include:

  • Antique/Classic Auto dealers
  • Auctions
  • Bus sales and Service
  • Car Wash-Full Service
  • Mobile Mechanics
  • Motorcycle Service
  • Oil and Lube Shops
  • Salvage Yards
  • Truck Tractor Sales and Service
  • Valet Parking Services

If you do not see your business class on this list, contact Boardwalk Insurance Group to see if your profession can be covered.

Garage liability insurance is protect auto shops from many different liability claims that could be brought against them, whether they are from employees or customers.  To find the best garage liability insurance, an independent insurance agent, such as a representative from Boardwalk Insurance Group, can do the work of shopping around to find the best garage liability insurance available.

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Who Needs Professional Liability Insurance? 4.50/5 (90.00%) 2 votes

Professional liability insurance protects professionals where a small error in their work could have disastrous financial results for their client.  Professionals who give out advice or handle paperwork are the most prominent holders of professional liability insurance, however many professions can use professional liability insurance to protect themselves from the cost of error related damages.

Professional liability insurance is important for many professionals, since it protects them from the financial damages related to an error in their work.  Professional liability insurance can cover a wide variety of professions where precision can be very important, and lack of precision can be very costly.

Here is a small selection of risks considered:

  • Architects/Engineers
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Animal Grooming Services
  • Auctioneers
  • Billing Services
  • Car Title / Tag Services
  • Caterers
  • Claims Adjusters
  • Collection Agencies
  • Consultants
  • Credit Investigations
  • Direct Mail Services
  • Employment Agencies
  • Event Planners
  • Expert Witness
  • Funeral Directors
  • Hotel Managers
  • Management Consultants
  • Marketing Consultants
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Tax Preparers
  • Temp Services
  • Trainers
  • Travel Agents
  • Administrative / Office Services
  • Alarm Monitoring
  • Answering Services
  • Bookkeepers
  • Career Counseling / Researchers
  • Claim Administration
  • Composers / Lyricists
  • Court Reporters
  • Data Processors
  • Ergonomic Consultants
  • Forensic Analysts
  • Graphic Designers
  • Home Inspectors
  • HR Consultants
  • IT Consultants
  • Media/Publishing
  • Marketing Firms
  • Medical Billers / Coders
  • Mortgage Field Services
  • Photo Services
  • Property Managers
  • Telemarketing Services
  • Third Party Administrators
  • Translators

If you do not see what you need on this list, contact Boardwalk Insurance Group to see if your profession can be covered.

Professional liability insurance is important since small errors in their work can lead to costly financial losses.

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Restaurant Insurance with Liquor Liability Coverage – From Sports Bars to Fine Dining 4.40/5 (88.00%) 5 votes

At fine dining restaurants, frequently quality liquor will flow freely as a complement to the dinner.  Fine wines and perfectly aged liquors can make any evening out go even more smoothly.  Restaurants that serve liquor, however face greater scrutiny to ensure that they are only serving to the correct people.

Liquor liability insurance is important to protect businesses from the costs that can be associated with the restaurant when liquor is found to be at fault for an accident.  For restaurants that cater to a clientele that expects a higher quality product, a higher amount of coverage is generally needed.  Liquor liability insurance for fine dining restaurants gives an important line of protection in the event liquor is deemed to cause an accident.

This product is specifically designed to accommodate the coverage and pricing needs for fine dining and white table cloth restaurants. Our Fine Dining eligibility requirements include:

  • Average entree price must be greater than $20
  • Average bottle of wine must be greater than $30
  • Number of bottles on the wine list must exceed 10
  • Incidental Entertainment is acceptable

Coverage Features:

  • Expense costs outside policy limits
  • Assault or Battery coverage available on most risks
  • Automatic coverage for Liquor License holder as additional insured
  • Employees included as insureds at no additional premium
  • No deductible
  • Credits available for responsible establishments with a formal third-party server awareness-training program
  • Landlord & Grantor of Franchise may be named as an additional insured for a nominal additional premium
  • Terrorism coverage included for no additional premium

Depending on the Laws in a State, Fine Dining Establishments can be held liable for actions of intoxicated or underage persons who are served alcohol.

  • Fine Dining Establishments can be put out of business without proper Liquor Liability coverage in place
  • The negligent service to a knowingly intoxicated patron can produce substantial verdicts or settlements
  • Even if an establishment is not found liable, it may cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to defend a claim
  • Underage drinkers make up a significant portion of alcohol-related traffic crashes

Liquor Liability Product Features:

  • Our Fine Dining Product offers our Preferred Restaurant Rates, regardless of the percentage of alcohol to food receipts
  • Limits available up to $1,000,000 occurrence/$2,000,000 aggregate
  • No Deductible
  • Employees automatically covered as an insured on the policy
  • Expanded definition of bodily injury
  • 15% credit per year on liquor liability insurance when your servers are trained. Visit www.liquortraining.com, for more information

Appetizer

The Basic Product features Expense costs inside the limits of liability and an exclusion for Assault or Battery coverage

Main Entrée

Special of the Day

New Competitive Minimum Premiums starting at $500

The Top Shelf Product provides coverage for Expense costs outside the limits of liability, Assault or Battery coverage (included or optional), and includes the Liquor License Holder automatically included as an additional insured

Liquor liability insurance is absolutely necessary since an accident attributed to liquor can be very costly for both the person who causes it and the party that supplied the liquor.

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Insuring Those In a Specialty Construction Business 4.50/5 (90.00%) 4 votes

Construction is a demanding industry.  There are deadlines to meet, quality to ensure, and safety to observe.  Specialty construction jobs can be even more sensitive to the demands of the industry, where the average construction company and their reputation will not suffice.

Construction insurance combines many different insurance coverages into a unique policy for construction companies.  Construction insurance also extends to contractors hired by the construction company to help complete the project in a timely manner.  These construction insurance policies cover a very wide variety of specialty construction companies and offer much flexibility when creating a construction insurance policy.

Owners & Contractors Protective Liability Coverage:

  • Minimum Premium of $2,500
  • Deductibles from $0 to $5,000
  • Limits up to $3MM/$6MM
  • Appetite for Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Governmental projects
  • 100% Earned Premium on RPL Coverage

Railroad Protective Liability Coverage:

  • Minimum Premium of $1,500
  • No deductible
  • Limits up to $2MM/$6MM
  • 100% Earned Premium on RPL Coverage

Optional GL Coverages Available:

  • Employee Benefits
  • Hired and Non-Owned Auto
  • Limited Electronic Data
  • Limited Pollution

Sample of Construction Operation that can be considered:

  • Alarm Installation, Service and Repair (With Limited Professional Available)
  • Boiler, Inspection, Installation Cleaning or Repair
  • Bridge or Elevated Highway Construction
  • Carpentry
  • Cell Phone Tower Erection, Service and Repair
  • Concrete Construction
  • Conduit Construction for Cables or Wires
  • Demolition Contractors
  • Driveway, Parking Area or Sidewalk – Paving or Repaving
  • Drywall or Wallboard Installation
  • Electrical Apparatus Installation, Service and Repair
  • Electrical Work Within Buildings
  • Excavation and Grading of Land
  • Fire Suppression Systems Installation, Service and Repair (With Limited Professional Available)
  • General Contractors – Commercial and Industrial
  • Heating or Combined Heating and Air Conditioning Systems or Equipment
  • Logging and Lumbering
  • Machinery or Equipment – Installation Servicing or Repair
  • Masonry
  • Metal and Steel Erection
  • Plumbing
  • Roofing
  • Sewer Mains or Connections Construction
  • Solar and Wind Energy Construction
  • Street or Road Construction or Reconstruction
  • Welding or Cutting

 

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Insurance for Roofing Contractors 4.83/5 (96.67%) 6 votes

After a bad storm, new roofing might be needed to keep the water and wildlife out of your attic, and house.  Roofing can be a dangerous job where a slip could lead to injury or property damage.  Many roofing companies also use contractors to complete jobs.

Insurance for contractors provides an important layer of protection for both the roofing company and the labor.  Installing a new roof on a property can run into a variety of delays and face  many hazards, making insurance for contractors a must.

Boardwalk Insurance Group has in-house binding authority for commercial and residential roofing contractors.  We can write insurance for contractors that range in size from small businesses with less than $1 million annual sales volume, to larger commercial contractors.  Most Roofers perform both residential and commercial roofing work of which can be included in the insurance for contractors.

General Liability

  • $1,000,000 Per Occurrence
  • $2,000,000 Aggregate
  • $1,000,000 Products Aggregate
  • $1,000,000 Fire Damage Legal Liability
  • $5,000 Medical Expense

Special Extensions

  • Blanket Additional Insured
  • Per Job Aggregate
  • Blanket Waiver of Rights
  • Primary and Non Contributory Wording

Submission Requirements

  • ACORD Applications
  • Supplemental Roofing or Contractors Application
  • Loss Runs – 3-5 years currently valued and details of losses over $10,000

Credits Available for:

  • In business 3+ years
  • Loss Free for 3+ years

 

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Insurance for Daycare / Childcare Facilities and Nursery Schools 4.80/5 (96.00%) 5 votes

Children are the light of our lives, however they can be a hassle when juggling all the other responsibilities in life, such as work.  Many families opt to place their children in childcare, so that they can continue working.

Knowing your children are safe at the childcare is extremely important since there is a lot of trust placed in the employees.  For childcare facilities, childcare insurance protects the business from many damages that may threaten it.  Childcare insurance also includes liability insurance giving an outstanding amount of coverage on all fronts.  Childcare insurance can cover a variety of properties, including daycares and nursery schools.

This insurance coverage can provide a comprehensive product for both commercial and residential Child Care facilities.

ADDITIONAL ADVANTAGES:

  • IN-HOUSE BINDING AUTHORITY – Quick quote turnaround
  • Superior policy issuance
  • Low minimum premium
  • Broadest Coverage
  • Priced to Sell

POLICY FEATURES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Professional Liability for no additional charge
  • Child Molestation and Abuse limits to the General Liability Limit with no Liability Deductible (Commercial)
  • The definition of abuse includes corporal punishment
  • Medical Payments coverage automatically provided for no additional charge for enrolled students
  • Defense Cost Reimbursement coverage for false Child Molestation and/or Abuse allegations against the facility owner, operators or employees
  • Employees including Directors and Assistant Directors are insureds under Child Molestation and/or Abuse coverage (Commercial)
  • Hired and Non-Owned Auto coverage
  • Coverage for facilities with pets and field trips
  • Coverage for extended hour and overnight commercial Child Care facilities and/or “drop in” centers
  • Special Form including Theft and Replacement Cost coverage available
  • Equipment Breakdown coverage including spoilage of perishable items
  • Value Plus Endorsement is available on accounts eligible for Special form offering 14 optional coverages for one low flat charge including: Signs, Money, & Securities, Employee Dishonesty, Accounts Receivable coverage and much more
  • Background checks with preferred pricing

 

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Insurance for Homeowners Associations 4.75/5 (95.00%) 4 votes

Homeowners associations regulate communities to keep them looking respectable as well as foster the relations of the residents.  While they may be considered a thorn in the side of some residents, they exist for the overall betterment of the community.  Even an organization like a homeowners association needs insurance to protect their property.

Insurance for homeowners associations is imperative to protect homeowners associations from the unexpected.  Many homeowners associations host events and own property, and the protection afforded by insurance for homeowners associations can save them if an unfortunate, destructive event occurs.

Insurance for homeowners associations includes more comprehensive property coverage. Now the product offers Blanket Agreed Value coverage on property exposures such as fences, pools, signs and other non-building property for no additional premium!

This feature, combined with other competitive advantages for property, general liability and professional liability, makes this package product a great choice.

Some additional coverage features that enhance this package product include:

- Low, competitive minimum premiums

- Property manager/management company automatically included as additional insured

- Lifetime occurrence reporting provision protects former directors and officers

- Defense costs are outside the limit of liability

- Breach of contract coverage provided

- Employment practices liability coverage included with directors and officers coverage

- Hired and non-owned auto liability can be included

- Crime and umbrella coverage available

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Cheap Insurance for Small Businesses 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote

Small businesses make up a very large part of the economy, however even the most successful small businesses will choose not to expand for many different reasons.  Small businesses have a unique charm and character that disappears as they become larger and larger.

One of the identifying features of a small business is just that: its size.  So why should a small business pay for business liability insurance and business property insurance like the big guys do?  Small business insurance caters to businesses that do not need or cannot afford insurance that the big businesses hold.  Included in most small business insurance policies are both liability and property coverage tailored for small businesses and not watered down versions of big business insurance policies.

This product is specifically designed to accommodate the coverage and pricing needs of a wide variety of mercantile risks.

 

PRODUCT FEATURES:

Coverage available as:

  • Businessowners Form (If eligible)
  • Package
  • Monoline Liability
  • Monoline Property

Broad Eligibility Requirements

  • Over 75 Classes selected for preferred treatment
  • Up to $3,000,000 in annual sales
  • New ventures eligible

 

Low Minimum Premiums

 

LIABILITY FEATURES:

  • Limits available up to: $1,000,000 occurrence/$2,000,000 aggregate
  • Expanded definition of Bodily Injury to include Sickness or Disease caused by Mental Anguish or Emotional Stress
  • No Liability Deductible
  • Pollution Exclusion has Hostile Fire Exception
  • Hired and Non-Owned Auto Liability Coverage available
  • Commercial Excess General Liability, Umbrella available up to $5,000,000

 

PROPERTY FEATURES:

  • Broad Property Coverage using ISO’s April ’02 coverage form
  • Equipment Breakdown – Includes free boiler inspections if required in your jurisdiction
  • Value Plus Endorsement available providing 15 coverage extensions and enhancements
  • Special Cause of Loss and Replacement Cost available

 

Up to $3,000,000 in Property limits, $500,000 in all Coastal areas

 

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Professional Liability Insurance for Various Professional Occupations 3.50/5 (70.00%) 2 votes

Mistakes are an unfortunate part of life, even for the most meticulous, detail-focused people.  Even more unfortunate is that simple mistakes can have enormous consequences.   To protect many professionals from the effects of any errors or omissions that may be overlooked while working with their customers, Professional Liability Insurance is a must.

Professionals are generally recognized as experts in their field and garner a level of respect and trust that their work will be of good quality.  Even the most detailed professional can still make a mistake but professional liability insurance protects the professional from any damages and negative effects due to a mistake on their work.

Boardwalk Insurance Group has been writing professional liability insurance for many years, so do not take chances with your valuable business.  We have markets for most MPL classes, here is a partial list of risks considered:

Allied Healthcare

Architects & Engineers

Billing Services

Claims Adjusters

Consultants – all classes

Convention/Events Planners

Employee Screening

Expert Witness

Home Inspectors

Insurance Agents

Information Technology

Media/Publishing

Medical Billing

Mortgage Field Services

Payroll Services

Property Managers

Real Estate Agents

Surveyors

Tax Preparer/Bookkeeper

Technology

Title Agents

Travel Agents

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Seasonal Lot and Seasonal Business Insurance 5.00/5 (100.00%) 2 votes

Seasonal businesses come and go.  Many spring up shortly before a holiday guaranteed to generate big business and shut down right after.  There is no need for them to pay for an entire year of insurance for sometimes only a handful of days of work per year.

Seasonal lot insurance and seasonal business insurance are policies for special, short term businesses.  Some of the most prevalent are the many fireworks stands that pop up the week before New Year’s Day and Independence Day.  Seasonal lot insurance and seasonal business insurance have much of the same coverage and protections as other business insurance policies, however they have features that are designed to accommodate the pricing and coverage needs of these seasonal operations.

Seasonal lot owners are now facing strict requirements by local municipalities, property managers and landlords to show proof of liability insurance for their operations.  A number of general liability loss exposures result from seasonal lot operations that lot owners must be made aware of.   Boardwalk Insurance Group offers our agents the capability of getting a monoline general liability coverage quote quickly on our website at www.boardwalkinsurance.com or over the phone. This is the perfect solution for seasonal lot owners who are looking for coverage to protect their businesses, while also satisfying requirements to show proof of liability insurance.

 

Our product offers several advantages that help make our quotes an easy sale. These advantages include:

•     Primary General Liability limits up to $2,000,000/$3,000,000

•     Blanket Additional Insured included automatically which means there is no charge to add an Additional insured when it is required by a written contract

•     A competitive package quote by providing property coverage in an Inland Marine from which includes theft for no additional premium

•     Competitive and easy to use pricing (flat charge per stand)

•     No liability deductible

•     Hired and non-owned auto liability coverage available

With insured’s facing frequent loss exposures from damage to and theft of their products, a package policy offering general liability and inland marine coverage provides the solution to the numerous insurance needs of a seasonal lot owner.

The need for liability insurance is imperative for any business, even seasonal ones.  That is what makes these seasonal lot insurance and seasonal business insurance policies very attractive to all parties relating to a seasonal business.

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