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Business Insurance for Data Scientists

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Why do data scientists need business insurance?

Your clients rely on your data to make key decisions. An error could have tremendous repercussions – and lead to a lawsuit. Insurance for data scientists can help pay for client lawsuits, injuries, property damage, and other risks.

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6 policies every data scientist should consider

Clients, landlords, or state laws may require insurance for data scientists. Business insurance could prevent financial loss in the event of an injury, property damage, lawsuit, or data breach.

General liability insurance

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General liability insurance protects your business from the most common liabilities faced by data scientists. It's often required in client contracts and commercial leases.

  • Accidental client injuries at your office
  • Accidental damage to client property
  • Libel, defamation, and copyright lawsuits

Errors and omissions insurance

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E&O, also called professional liability insurance, can pay legal costs if a data scientist is sued over an error or oversight. Intellectual property (IP) and media liability coverage can often be added.

  • Incomplete or inaccurate data
  • Incorrect data-based predictions
  • Failure to deliver on client expectations

Cyber liability insurance

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This policy can help your data science firm bounce back after a data breach or cyberattack. It can also cover lawsuits from clients affected by a breach.

  • Fraud detection and monitoring services
  • Client notification after a breach
  • Lawsuits from clients affected by a breach

Business owner’s policy

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A BOP includes both general liability and commercial property insurance. Data scientists often receive insurance at a discount if they qualify for this bundle.

  • Accidental client injuries
  • Accidental damage to client property
  • Damaged business property

Workers’ comp insurance

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If your business has employees, you'll probably need to purchase this policy to comply with state law. It covers medical costs from work injuries and illnesses.

  • Medical bills from work injuries and illnesses
  • Partial wages while employees recover
  • Lawsuits over work injuries

Fidelity bonds

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Also called an employee dishonesty bond, a fidelity bond protects your business if one of your employees steals from a client. It compensates the client for their loss.

  • Unlawful data access by your employee
  • Illegal money transfer by your employee
  • Other employee theft or fraud

Insurance costs for tech professionals

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Average costs come directly from policies purchased by TechInsurance customers.

General liability: $42 per month
Errors and omissions: $61 per month
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Why data scientists choose TechInsurance

Protect against common risks

A lawsuit or data breach can devastate your data science business. Prevent financial losses with policies tailored for your needs.

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Protect against common risks
A lawsuit or data breach can devastate your data science business. Prevent financial losses with policies tailored for your needs.
Gain client confidence
Insurance shows clients your business is reliable, and some contracts even require it. View and print your certificate of insurance anytime with TechInsurance.
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