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AmTrust is the third largest writer of workers’ compensation insurance for small businesses in the United States, according to SNL Financial’s 2016 Workers’ Comp market share report. While workers’ comp is largely what we are known for, our product portfolio contains a wide array of different coverages to suit the needs of our agents’ small business clients.
Keep reading to find out more about the selection of insurance products AmTrust has to offer.
Let’s start with what we are most known for: workers’ comp insurance coverage. Having a dependable workers' comp policy in place is so important for any business, but especially for small businesses. Damages for injuries suffered at work can amount to thousands or even millions of dollars. Without sufficient coverage, employers could be susceptible to punitive damages, pain and suffering lawsuits and astronomical medical bills.
AmTrust works closely with its agents to place insurance for small-business clients that is intended to comply with insurance requirements and help them succeed. We cover more than 350 eligible classes of business, including hotels, professional offices, restaurants, retail stores and more.
A State Disability Benefits Insurance policy helps a business retain its most important asset – their employees. Simply put, it provides financial security to employees while they are out of work due to a covered off-the-job injury or illness.
AmTrust offers benefits coverage to bridge the gap and help your clients’ employees make ends meet while they try to survive on a disability benefits check. Below are some of the potential benefits to a business carrying a Statutory Disabilities Insurance policy:
Find out more about AmTrust’s State Disability Insurance coverage.
As the saying goes, “accidents happen.” This is especially true when it comes to automobiles. A Commercial Auto policy is designed to provide coverage in the event of a collision between a commercial vehicle with another vehicle or an object. It also helps protect businesses from litigation related to automotive incidents. Perhaps most importantly, however, it helps ensure that your clients’ employees have medical expenses taken care of after a work related auto incident.
AmTrust’s Commercial Auto product covers a wide range of businesses, such as commercial and residential contractors (HVAC, landscaping, roofing) or distributors (food and beverage, auto parts, etc.) to name just a few.
If your clients ask why they may need this type of coverage, check out “Why Small Businesses Need Commercial Auto Insurance.”
This type of insurance combines coverages a business normally would buy individually into one bundle. A standard BOP covers three things:
To learn more about the benefits of BOP coverage, read our blog post “3 Reasons Small Businesses Need BOP Coverage.”
A 2017 report from CSO shows that the impact of cyber security events has increased. Additionally, they estimate that cybercrime damage costs could hit $6 trillion annually by 2021.
This is a valuable insurance product specifically designed to help protect businesses from employment practices liability exposure. Insured events generally include alleged discrimination, wrongful termination or demotion, sexual harassment and retaliation. This coverage is inexpensive and includes free risk and employee management services previously available only to larger companies.
Regardless of company size, the possibility of being sued for one of the above infractions is a reality for any business. Without an EPLI policy in place, your client may have to pay for any losses associated with employment practice litigation out of pocket.
Learn more about EPLI coverage and its benefits.
We are continuously evaluating the market and our agents’ needs to deliver new products from workers’ compensation to commercial insurance.