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Are defense expenses paid in a contractors professional liability policy?

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A Professional liability insurance Policy, as well as a contractors General Liability Insurance policy will provide coverage for the cost of legal defense.

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Professional Liability Insurance (also known as Errors and Omissions Insurance) insures businesses with the defense they need if a dissatisfied client makes a claim against it.


Yes, If your client has a claim against you for damages resulting from your professional advice or services, Your professional Liability insurance will provide coverage for the insured's defense cost as well as coverage for the client if you are determined to be liable.


Professional Liability Insurance, sometimes called E&O insurance covers judgments, settlements and the costs of legal defense that may arise from the conduct of your profession or the professional services you provide to your clients. The named insured is the professional who purchased the insurance policy.


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One can find directors and officers liability insurance from Wells Fargo. This insurance policy covers defense expenses and damages or settlements. It does not cover wages.


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There are numerous companies that provide defense contractors to the US government. Some of those companies include Aerojet, General Atomics, Quantum3D, Remington Arms and IBM.


Professional Liability Insurance provides protection from liabilities that could arise from the practice of your profession. As a professional rendering a service, that person, is susceptible to be taken to court if the client is dissatisfied with the services rendered. A person could be taken to court for breach of contract, negligence or performance issues with or without proof of the accusation. Professional Liability Insurance will (within Policy coverage Limits) help cover the cost of legal defense attorney fees as well as the cost of an eventual judgement rendered should the insured be found liable in court. .


The practicing professional or organization is generally the named insured. The coverage provides for legal defense and or mediation costs of the insured as well as liabilities and judgements for losses of a client that arise from the conduct of the defined profession, up to the specified limits.


Professional liability insurance protects the architect or engineer against claims for damages caused by the firm's negligent acts, errors or omissions in the performance of his or her profession. The policy covers claims for bodily injury, property damage or economic losses. The policy provides a defense for the design firm against allegations of negligence, and it will pay for any damages that might be awarded as well.


Anybody who subscribes to a liability insurance company is completely covered from any kind of lawsuits. A business liability insurance would cover the base costs of the defense fees.


Contractor's general liability insurance is, essentially, "malpractice" insurance for general contractors. That is, it provides indemnity for a party who has sustained compensable injuries for the negligent act or omission of a general contractor. Like other liability insurance, this type provides a defense to the insured when liability (fault) is contested. That is, part of the insuring agreement provides that the insurer will hire and pay an attorney to defend the insured, investigate the claim, and pay related costs. Generally, these attorney fees and costs are paid in addition to the indemnity benefit. However, some policies provide that they reduce available indemnity benefits,


In times of war manufacturing is usually increased, so defense contractors, and other contractors can create jobs, and make money. In addition the soldiers are employed by the government so it can help decrease unemployment.


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It provides liability coverage for claims, lawsuits, judgements and legal defense cost for the insured in the event that your product injures or kills some body.


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"Errors and omissions insurance is business liability insurance for professionals such as insurance agents, real estate agents and brokers, architects, third party administrators and other business professionals. This type of insurance helps to protect a professional, an individual or a company, from bearing the full cost of defense for lawsuits relating to an error or omission in providing covered Professional Services.


Information regarding Defense Base Act Insurance for government contractors can be found at the website defensebaseact. On the website you can also file a claim in addition to getting more information.


Yes, if you have Liability coverage on your policy, then it would provide coverage for the cost of legal defense as well as court judgements rendered against you for whch you are found liable.


She was an anti-war activist and opposed to US participation in the conflict. This did not endear her to the defense contractors such as Mr. Carnegie of US Steel.


Professional liability of any sort is intended to afford protection for the named insured's errors or omissions while conducting the business or profession in which he/she/it is engaged. Coverage assumes that the claim comes within the scope of the policy, that the policy is in force at the time of the claim or when the wrongful act allegedly occurred (depending upon whether it is an "occurrence" policy or a "claims made" policy), that the claim is timely reported, and that there are no other coverage defenses. The coverage afforded is generally twofold, similar to other liability policies: 1. The payment of attorney's fees for the defense of those insured under the policy. The insurer generally has the right to select the defense attorneys and to "control the defense", including, making the decision to settle or to litigate the case. Some policies have a "consent to settle" provision which allows the insured some say in the settlement decision. In all events, the insured has an obligation to cooperate with the insurer and the attorneys in the conduct of the defense. 2. To indemnify the insured for damages for which he/she/it is found legally liable, including the payment of a settlement negotiated by the insurer. Note, though, that the terms of the policy may provide for a liability deductible, so that the insured may have to contribute toward the damages as provided.


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Yes--you need to be insured for completed operations. Namely, that your service will not hurt anyone (i.e. contractors, etc.)AnswerYou will need a general liability policy to be covered and you may also want to secure an errors and omissions policy. Any company that provides a service to someone for a fee can be sued for any error or omission they cause. Many of the error and omission claims are not paid out, but in the event you are sued the errors and omissions policy will cover your defense costs which are often times more expensive then the actual claim.



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