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Most Common Commercial Insurance Myths

When you operate your business, it is vital to have the right commercial insurance to protect you as a business owner, the company itself, your employees, and all business assets. However, choosing proper commercial insurance is not the most straightforward task despite all the false information that business owners are bombarded with. AmPro Insurance LLC, serving clients in Colorado Springs, CO, has prepared the list of most common myths that every business owner should be aware of: 

There is no need for commercial insurance for a home-based business.

Unfortunately, the truth is that your standard homeowners’ insurance does not cover your home office and its contents. Anything about your business needs to have additional coverage, even if it is located in your house. Therefore, if you operate your business from home, it is essential to notify your insurance company about it to make the necessary adjustments. 

Vehicles used for commercial purposes are covered automatically.

Many people assume that if they use their personal cars for business purposes, they do not need any additional insurance. All vehicles used for work need to have separate coverage – commercial auto insurance.  

You do not need to purchase workers’ compensation insurance if you do not have any employees.

There is nothing wrong with running a business by yourself without any employees, as long as you can stay organized and focused. However, it does not mean that you should not carry workers’ compensation. It is still beneficial to purchase this type of coverage for yourself. It will help you protect yourself from lawsuits and claims against you. 

If you are thinking about commercial insurance for your new business or update the current policy, AmPro Insurance LLC, serving Colorado Springs, CO, will be happy to help you. Our knowledgable and experienced agents will answer all your questions and provide you with the information you need. All you need to do is to visit our website or give us a call. 

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