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Builders Risk - 1st Party coverage for a building under construction - covers the Property - building & materials. Contractors GL - Covers your exposure for causing Bodily Injury or Property Damage with exceptions. Covers you acting in your capacity as a contractor only, for example, kids playing on the job site fall in a uncovered trench. A GL policy would respond on your behalf. It would also respond to a claim such as one of your employees accidentally damages the Plumbing in a building & causes water damage. Professional Liability covers professional services such as design work, site assessments & the like. Any contractor that does any sort of design work needs a Professional Liability policy in case they make design errors. The GL policy specifically excludes this.

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