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Directors & officers insurance

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When you have vicarious liability for something, it means you could be held legally responsible for any resulting harm even though you didn't directly cause it. For example, a tech company could be held accountable for the actions of an employee.

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Prior acts coverage, also known as nose coverage, offers protection from events that occurred before your existing policy was purchased, up to a particular retroactive date.

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Want your insurer in your corner? A duty to defend policy makes it an insurer's obligation to provide legal defense for a lawsuit, instead of just compensating you for the claim.

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A claims-made policy is a type of insurance that only covers claims while it's active. If a client lets their claims-made policy lapse before reporting an incident, the insurer won't recognize the claim.

Directors & officers insurance

Directors and officers insurance covers the legal costs when your business’s board members, directors, or officers are sued over decisions they made on behalf of your company.

Directors & officers insurance
Directors and officers insurance protects board members and officers if they are sued for a decision they made on behalf of your company.
Directors & officers insurance

The cost of directors and officers insurance depends on your tech business’s level of risk, as well as your policy limit and deductible.

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Tail coverage is a provision that provides coverage for incidents that occurred while you had your policy, but a claim wasn't filed until after your policy's expiration date.

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The retroactive date is the earliest point in time that your insurance policy will cover an incident or dispute. It's sometimes called the retro date or retroactive date of inception.

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