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How Much Money Does Insurance Save Me?

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Insurance provides more than just a safety net of coverage for your business. It can help you book more events, increase your customer base, and even save your business money. When you purchase an insurance policy to protect your business, you create an avenue to save money from the expensive costs associated with claims. 

While it does seem backward to spend money to save money, insurance is one of the best ways to save money for your business. It can mitigate or even eliminate the out-of-pocket costs that stem from claims. It does this through a combination of coverages including General Liability, Product Liability, Inland Marine Insurance, and Damage to Premises Rented Coverage. 

In this blog, we’ll discuss 

  • Understanding The Importance Of Insurance In Saving Money
  • How Insurance Can Save Your Business Money 
  • How Much Money Can Insurance Save Your Business
  • Claims Scenarios With Their Cost Breakdowns
  • How Insurance Can Save You From Expensive Medical Bills And Healthcare Costs

Understanding The Importance Of Food Liability Insurance In Saving Money

Food liability insurance provides your business with more than just liability insurance protection, it provides a way for you to keep your money in your pocket. How can I do that, you may ask? Well, it may sound hard, but saving money with food liability insurance is easy. In order to save money with insurance, all you have to do is purchase a food liability insurance policy from the Food Liability Insurance Program (FLIP). 

FLIP offers food business owners several different insurance policies unique to their business. So, if you are a catering business, farmers market vendor, food truck, and more, then you can find a food liability policy that fits your business needs. 

Food liability insurance is a crucial aspect of any business operating in the food industry. It provides protection against potential financial losses that may arise from claims related to foodborne illnesses, property damage, or other incidents caused by your products.

One of the critical reasons why food liability insurance is important is its ability to save money for businesses. Without proper coverage, a single lawsuit or claim can result in significant financial strain and even bankruptcy for a food business.

By having food liability insurance in place, businesses can transfer the risk of potential liabilities to an insurance provider. This means that if an incident occurs and a claim is made, the financial burden will be borne by the insurer rather than directly impacting the business’s finances.

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Moreover, having food liability insurance demonstrates professionalism and responsibility to customers and partners. It instills confidence in your products and services as it shows that you are prepared for unforeseen circumstances and committed to ensuring their safety.

Additionally, many regulatory bodies and industry associations require businesses operating in the food industry to have proper liability coverage. Failing to comply with these requirements can lead to fines, penalties, or even closure of operations.

Investing in food liability insurance is not only about protecting your business but also about saving money in the long run. It provides peace of mind knowing that you are financially protected against potential risks associated with your products or services.

How Insurance Can Save Your Business Money

Insurance can save your business by mitigating or eliminating the out-of-pocket costs associated with claims. These out-of-pocket costs can include medical fees, attorney costs, and equipment replacement costs that stem from claims. Claims include food poisoning, customer injury, advertising liability, and property damage. Each of these claims has a different cost that varies in financial severity. With food liability insurance, the costs of these claims can be taken care of by filing a claim. With FLIP, you wouldn’t even have to pay a deductible. 

By investing in food liability insurance, you are safeguarding your business from potential financial losses that can occur as a result of lawsuits or settlements. The costs associated with legal fees, medical expenses, and compensation can be astronomical, and having the right insurance coverage can help mitigate these expenses.

Furthermore, having food liability insurance can also enhance your business’s reputation and credibility. Customers are increasingly concerned about the safety and quality of the food they consume. By demonstrating that you have taken proactive measures to protect their well-being through adequate insurance coverage, you are likely to attract more customers and retain their trust.

Claims Scenarios With Their Cost Breakdowns

Listed below are some examples of claims and their prices that FLIP customers have seen. 

  • A food vendor’s tent blew into a customer’s vehicle and caused some damage. Damages cost $18,000.
  • A customer suffered an allergic reaction to food served to them. Damages cost $5,000.
  • A food truck struck a canopy and caused damage at the location where food was being served. That claim cost $1,500. 

 

As these examples illustrate, claims are expensive. Without insurance, you could be left to pay those costs completely out-of-pocket. However, with insurance, all you would have to do is file a claim and let your insurance do the work for you. 

File a claim in 4 simple steps:

  1. Log in to your user dashboard.
  2. Click “File A Claim.”
  3. Fill out the necessary information.
  4. Work with an adjuster to resolve the claim.

Save Your Business Money

Do your business a favor and purchase a food liability plan today. Purchasing a plan is easy and can be done in 10 minutes or less. FLIP offers customizable plans that fit your business needs and budget. With FLIP you’ll have 24/7 access to certificates of insurance, no deductible, and can add additional insureds at any time for free. 

When you protect your food business with insurance, you do more than just purchase an insurance policy. You save money, which can ultimately save your business.

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