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Small Business Insurance Abbotsford

Are you wanting to ensure that your business' assets will be protected in the event of a fire, vandalism, or theft? Do you want to protect your important business ideas and information from your competitors? No matter what industry you are working in, purchasing business insurance can help protect your company in the event of a catastrophic loss.


While business insurance is specifically designed to help protect companies from a range of potential risks, it is important to keep in mind that business insurance does not cover everything. The professional insurance brokers from Mountainview Insurance can ensure that your business has coverage where it is needed the most by helping you select the best business insurance policy for your unique business needs.

What is business insurance?

Business insurance works to help protect the financial assets, intellectual property, and physical property from a covered loss, such as theft, vandalism, property damage, lawsuits, loss of income, or employee injuries or illnesses. While a standard business insurance policy will not cover all of the perils that could negatively impact a business, there are a range of different business insurance policies for unique risk factors for different types of businesses that can be purchased in addition to a standard business insurance policy.

Why is business insurance important?

While all businesses have to take on some risks, choosing the right kind of insurance will ensure that you are covered from the majority of potential risks to your business. Purchasing business insurance is important because it will help cover a wide range of company assets—from office space and equipment to an indispensable employee—from covered perils and it will help the company survive in the event of a business-related emergency. While there is a wide selection of different types of business insurance policies to choose from, a reputable insurance broker will be able to help you select the best coverage options for your unique business and property.

Types of business insurance

Some of the different types of insurance policies that business owners can choose from include:

Liability Insurance

Liability insurance is specifically designed to protect businesses from costs related to claims against the company for bodily harm and property damage. Depending on the type of business you own, you can choose from a variety of different liability insurance options, such as:

General Liability

General liability insurance policies cover injuries that occur on the property. This type of liability insurance can help protect employees, clients, and other visitors.

Professional Liability

Professional liability insurance provides protection from being sued by a client for errors, omissions, or negligence of any kind.

Product Liability

Product liability coverage is designed to provide protection in the event that the company's products are defective or cause serious harm to the user.

Commercial Umbrella Insurance

In addition to a standard business insurance policy, business owners can also purchase a commercial umbrella insurance policy to act as an additional layer of insurance to further protect company assets.

Employee Insurance

Employee insurance works to help cover employees in the event of a work-related injury or illness. This type of insurance policy can also help cover the legal costs for a business facing a lawsuit from the family of a deceased employee.

Property Insurance

Property insurance is specifically designed to help businesses recover after significant property damage caused by a fire, storm, or other covered event. Business owners can also choose to add on extra property insurance policies to help cover damage from natural events, such as flooding. Common property insurance policies can help cover a wide range of different scenarios, including:

  • Damage to the business' physical location
  • Damaged tools, assets, and documents
  • Damage caused by vandals

Business insurance from Mountainview Insurance

If you are looking to compare business insurance quotes for your small business in BC, the dedicated team from Mountainview Insurance will work closely with you to ensure that you are receiving the best types of insurance for your business and property. Get in touch with the team of professional insurance brokers from Mountainview Insurance today to learn more about how we can help you.

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