G8, Occupy Wall St, NATO summit – you may wonder what all these have in common. Recently these and many other causes have been highlighted by mass protests. For LA businesses close to the site where such protests are being held, there can be considerable inconvenience and potential loss caused by such a protest. This might be an opportune time to assess the possible effects on your business and how best you can be protected financially. Your coverage for both property and general liability insurance California should be looked at to cater for such scenarios.
While many protests start out as a non-violent way to voice concerns over a specific issue, there have been many which have escalated into something else. Businesses caught up in the path of such protests can become innocent victims. Your business may bear the brunt of actions of protesters by way of broken windows or vandalism. You may be stopped from carrying on your business for a time if access is limited due to protesters, or indeed you may be unable to fulfill a service obligation to another company. Customers who are on your premises at the time might sustain injury.
You never know when or why you might need to call on your property coverage or General liability insurance. California business owners who don’t yet have a policy in place are welcome to speak to one of our agents for advice and quotes.