Insurance Question

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by LKVL, Apr 25, 2004.

  1. LKVL

    LKVL LawnSite Member
    Posts: 5

    Is it the norm to have a commercial account ask you to have a million dollar insurance policy and for them to be named as an addition insured on your policy? Since I'm new to the business I'm just curious to know what is about the standard liabilty you carry on your policy.
     
  2. LAWNS AND MOWER

    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,129

    My GL policy is for 1 MIL. It covers all my customers. Some commercial accounts will be asked to be added, but not many. Just call your agent and it's done. No increase in premiums. I just think the new commercial account will feel more at ease knowing you are insured.
     
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    1 mill is a common amount for those that specifically ask, however, I've found that 500,000 is a typical amount sold by companies. There are some places that will require 2 mill.
     
  4. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Posts: 4,041

    Hi LKVL,

    Here is a quote from this post.

    "Most places want one million in liability and workers comp. is a must."
     

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