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The Top Claims For Small Businesses

In a recent report by Property Casualty 360 See full Article, the top claims for small businesses were reviewed. In this report, a leading insurer of small businesses reviewed millions of policies over a five year period. We found the results interesting.

Business Insurance

Remember that business insurance protects your investment by minimizing financial risks associated with unexpected events such as a death of a partner, an injured employee, a lawsuit, fire, or a natural disaster. Here are some results we found interesting:

1.    Burglary accounted for 20% of the claims with an average cost of $8,000.

2.    Water damage had an average cost of $17,000, or 15%, of the small business claims.

3.    Wind damage, while not an exposure for every business, accounted for 15% of the total losses with an average cost per claim of $26,000.

4.    The traditional risk of fire damage had an average claim of $35,000 and 10% of the total.

5.    Product liability claims cost an average of $35,000.

6.    Property rights/ Reputation, while not a large percent of the claims, had an average cost of $50,000.

7.    Auto accidents accounted for only 5% of the total, but averaged $45, 000 per claim.

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