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The term 'excess' insurance is usually for liability coverage. An excess liability policy is also commonly referred to as an 'umbrella' policy because it offers additional coverage over other liability coverages. In the case of a subcontractors insurance, it would be a policy which would extend higher limits than the base policy on general liability and auto liability.

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Q: What is excess insurance mean on an subcontractors insurance?
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