What Coverages Are Included in Liquor Store Policies?
Businesses normally have a number of coverages to choose from when purchasing a liquor store policy. Many of these coverages can be separated into either property protections or liability protections.
Some of the property protections that a policy might offer include:
- Building Coverage, which may protect a company-owned building and other structures
- Business Personal Property Coverage, which may protect equipment and inventory
- Crime Coverage, which may protect equipment and inventory against theft
Some commonly selected liability coverages are:
In addition to these, liquor stores may also want business income coverage, flood and earthquake coverage, employee dishonesty coverage and other protections. An insurance agent who specializes in liquor store policies can help stores pick the coverages which are most appropriate for their situation.
Do Liquor Store Policies Include Workers Compensation Coverage?
Most liquor stores in Massachusetts have employees and are required by state law to carry workers compensation coverage, which generally insures against job-related injuries and illnesses that employees might sustain. Whether workers compensation coverage is purchased through a liquor store policy, however, depends on the liquor store policy at hand and other factors. Sometimes workers compensation is procured through a liquor store policy, but other times it’s purchased via a stand-alone policy.
An agent who’s familiar with liquor store policies likely can also help with finding the best way to secure any workers compensation coverage that’s needed.
How Much Do Liquor Store Policies Cost?
Liquor store policies’ premiums are based on many different factors and frequently vary as a result. Where a store’s located, how large a store is, how much a store does in annual sales and the coverages selected are just some of the factors that often influence how much a policy costs.
Even with variance among premiums, though, liquor store policies tend to be quite affordable. Their premiums are normally relatively little compared to the potential cost of a claim.