Public & Products Liability

What is legal liability insurance?

Legal Liability or General Liability insurance is there to protect your business against financial loss resulting from allegations or claims of bodily injury or property damage caused to others by you or your employees. A wide variety of exposures from various sources can give rise to a liability claim. Major sources of liability for businesses include:

Public Liability

Where a third party (a different person to those in the business such as a client or visitor) becomes injured arising from the activities of your firm. Examples include a customer slipping or tripping over something on the floor left by an employee.

Products liability

Product liability exposures exist when you manufacture, distribute or sell a product. An example could be Imagine you're a furniture manufacturer and your are sued by the parents of a child that experienced brain injury due to suffocation in a crib that your company made. Your products liability insurance would pay for the cost of your defence, in addition to the actual damages awarded by the court. Click on this brief video for another perspective

Property Owner’s liability

These liability exposures exist when you own premises. So, if a client trips and falls on a broken step that you didn't fix up or maintain properly and as a result you were found negligent, property owner’s liability insurance will pay for defence costs and damages due to the injury. Simply, you are responsible as a property owner against injuries or property damage caused to other people arising from the building.

Contract Works liability

Contractors have significant liability exposures relating to the work a contractor has performed and finished. For example, a three level walkway at a hotel gave way during a concert and many people were killed. When the contractors that constructed the hotel were sued for negligence, they were protected by the liability attached Contract Works or Construction Risk policy.

Who should have liability insurance?

All businesses, including home-based operations, benefit from adequate general liability coverage. And just because you work from your home doesn't mean business liability insurance isn't essential. A client who comes to your house for a meeting could slip and fall, and if you don't have business liability insurance in place, you can be caught without protection.

A smart solution

If you need business liability insurance, or if you just want to learn more about this cover, CPR Insurance Services can help. We have helped many businesses protect against these liability exposures. Our experienced liability experts will help you obtain quality, cost-effective Liability insurance coverage – tailored for your business’s unique needs

As a CPR insurance client, you will receive

  • The advantage of working with experts who are trained and experienced in liability exposures, ensuring appropriate insurance advice and solutions.
  • Benefit from our strong relationships with leading insurance companies.
  • Enjoy solid protection from "A" rated carriers.

Home Based Businesses

Latest News

CPR joins Ausure

We would like to announce to all our Clients, Prospective Clients, Suppliers and Insurers, that Cooper Professional Risks Pty Ltd trading as CPR Insurance Services, will be leaving National Adviser Systems Pty Ltd (NAS) and joining Ausure Pty Ltd as a Corporate Authorised Representative from 9 March 2018.

Fundamentally, there is no difference to you except our Invoices will look a little different, and the Banking details will be in a different name and account number. Everything else at CPR stays the same.

There are a number of reasons we have made this decision, but the primary reason is for what we believe is best for our clients.

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Special offer to CPR Insurance clients

Employsure are providing a FREE Business Health Check to all our clients and gives you the opportunity to receive an analysis of the health and safety requirements in your workplace. Also. Employsure  will review your employment agreements as well as your wage rates helping you to avoid workplace claims.

Ordinarily this would cost you at least $1,250 but because you are a CPR Insurance client, it is free!

It involves the following review for you.

SAFECHECK

A specialist Work Health and Safety Consultant will visit your workplace and carry out:

A review of your business’ current work health and safety policies, procedures and systems to identify areas of concern or non-compliance

Following the review, you will receive a report summarising the findings and the health and safety

Status of your workplace

WAGE CHECK

A Wages Adviser will review your rates of pay and produce a Wage Check report.

The review will be conducted against the industrial instrument applicable

A report will be supplied advising if the wages are compliant and what steps to take to achieve compliance

CONTRACT REVIEW

A Document Consultant will review an employment agreement and provide recommendations.

The review will highlight compliance issues with the Fair Work Act 2009 as well as best practice

The report will make recommendations to achieve compliance and provide protection to your business.

This will remove any areas of potential dispute and risk

So what do you have to lose? Contact us on 07 3123 1137 and arrange 

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