Handyman Insurance Tips

| Business Insurance, Insurance education.

Working as a handyman requires a wide variety of skills. From plumbing and electrical work to carpentry and drywall repairs, a handyman can do it all. Protecting your business requires the assistance of knowledgeable insurance partner, such as the professionals at Safeguard Insurance. Here are some helpful handyman insurance tips to make sure you have… Read more »

Handyman Insurance Myths

| Business Insurance, General Liability Insurance.

Finding the best insurance for your handyman business does not need to be a complicated and time-consuming process. At Safeguard Insurance we write all types of business insurance for handyman operations including general liability, workers compensation, and commercial auto. To make sure you find the right policy, here are some handyman insurance myths to consider… Read more »

Types of Construction Insurance

| Business Insurance, Contractor insurance.

The construction industry is full of opportunities and risk. Managing the risk is critical to running a successful and profitable construction firm. An effective safety program is the first step in managing risk. A comprehensive insurance plan is the next step and is just as important. There are many types of construction insurance available to… Read more »

Types of Contractor Insurance

| Agency Customers, Contractor insurance, General Liability Insurance, Insurance education, Risk Management, Umbrella Liability, Workers Compensation Insurance.

Contractors face a myriad of risks and require a customized business insurance program. There are many types of contractor insurance that should be considered. Fortunately, the professional agents at Safeguard Insurance have been working with contractors, large and small, for nearly 20 years. We can help contractors find the right insurance coverage, at the right… Read more »

5 Contractor Insurance Tips

| Business Insurance, Commercial Umbrella, Contractor insurance, General Liability Insurance, Insurance education.

Like many industries, contractors have very specialized business insurance needs. When choosing an insurance provider, contractors would be well served to work with an agent that understand their industry. Here are 5 contractor insurance tips to make sure you have the right coverage for your business. Understand additional insured endorsements. There are dozens of additional… Read more »

Business Insurance Tips

| Business Income, Business Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance, Commercial Property Insurance, Workers Compensation Insurance.

Many business owners want to buy an insurance policy and never think about again. We understand you have better things to focus your time on, so here are some business insurance tips to make sure you have the right coverage to protect your operation. Buy adequate property insurance coverage. Many property insurance policies contain a co-insurance… Read more »

Insurance for Nevada Law Firms

| Business Insurance, Data Breach, Professional Liability.

Whether you operate as a sole practitioner or a large firm with many attorneys, law firms have unique insurance needs. At Safeguard Insurance, we have been providing coverage for Nevada law firms since 1998. We have the experience to provide the coverage your law firm requires, and the markets to make sure you have the best… Read more »

The History of Workers Compensation in Nevada

| Agency Customers, Business Insurance, Workers Compensation Insurance.

One of the first widespread social insurance programs developed in the United States was workers compensation. Workers compensation is specialized insurance coverage purchased by employers to provide for medical care, rehabilitation expenses and indemnity payments (disability) for employees that are injured in the course of employment. The first workers compensation laws were developed by Maryland,… Read more »

Nevada construction insurance for all types of contractors

| Bonding, Business Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance, Commercial Property Insurance, Commercial Umbrella, Contract Surety, General Liability Insurance, Surety Bonds, Workers Compensation Insurance, Workers Compensation Rating.

Construction work in a is showing signs of life in Nevada.   A quick drive around Las Vegas shows that residential construction is picking up, with new developments popping up in nearly all parts of the valley.  Even commercial construction, which has been stagnant for several years, is slowly showing signs of recovery.  With all that… Read more »

Thinking about a commercial umbrella policy?

| Business Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance, Commercial Umbrella, Excess liability, Umbrella Liability, Workers Compensation Rating.

Have you been thinking about a commercial umbrella policy for your business?   We truly hope you don’t spend your waking hours thinking about business insurance.  Thinking about insurance is our job, and we would be remiss if we did not mention the importance of a commercial umbrella. An umbrella policy provides a secondary layer of liability coverage.  … Read more »

Nevada Workers Compensation Laws

| Business Insurance, Insurance education, Workers Compensation Insurance, Workers Compensation Rating.

If you have a business that operates in Nevada and has workers that meet the definition of employees, you are required to purchase workers compensation insurance. Nevada is not unique in this regard. In fact, all 50 states have industrial insurance requirements to protect workers from injuries while on-the-job. The various rules, regulations, and statutes… Read more »

Understanding the Certificate of Insurance

| Additional Insured, Business Insurance, Contractor insurance, General Liability Insurance, Insurance education, Workers Compensation Insurance.

Business insurance policyholders are commonly asked to provide a certificate of insurance to a 3rd party. Typical requestors include a landlord, finance or leasing company, government entity, or as part of a construction agreement. While commonly requested, the purpose of insurance certificates is often a mystery to policyholders. What is a certificate of insurance? A… Read more »