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Technical Writer Insurance

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TechInsurance helps technical writers and content writers compare insurance quotes from top U.S. providers with one easy online application.

6 policies every technical writer should consider

Clients, landlords, or state laws may require technical writers to carry insurance. Business insurance can prevent financial losses in the event of an injury, property damage, lawsuit, or data breach.

Technology errors and omissions insurance

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Technology E&O, also called professional liability insurance, helps pay for lawsuits related to technical writing errors. You can often add coverage for intellectual property and media liability.

BEST FOR
  • Mistakes in technical documents
  • Failure to meet a deadlines
  • Defamation and copyright lawsuits

Cyber liability insurance

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Cyber liability coverage helps technical writers and copywriters recover from data breaches and cyberattacks. It's strongly recommended for any small business that handles sensitive data.

BEST FOR
  • Client notification costs
  • Data recovery efforts
  • Fraud monitoring services

Fidelity bonds

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If a technical writer's employee steals from a client, a fidelity bond provides compensation to the client. It’s also called an employee dishonesty bond.

BEST FOR
  • Unlawful data access by an employee
  • Illegal money transfer by an employee
  • Other employee theft or fraud

General liability insurance

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This insurance coverage protects technical writers from the most common lawsuits. Small business owners can often bundle it with commercial property insurance in a business owner's policy (BOP).

BEST FOR
  • Accidental client injuries at your office
  • Accidental damage to client property
  • Commercial lease or contract requirements

Workers’ comp insurance

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State laws usually require that technical writing companies with employees carry workers’ compensation insurance. It helps cover medical costs when an employee is injured on the job.

BEST FOR
  • Medical bills from work-related injuries
  • Disability benefits while employees recover
  • Lawsuits from work injuries

Commercial auto insurance

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This type of insurance covers costs when a vehicle owned by a technical writing business is involved in an accident. State laws usually require this coverage for business-owned vehicles.

BEST FOR
  • Bodily injuries from an auto accident
  • Property damage caused by your vehicle
  • Vehicle theft or vandalism

Insurance costs for tech professionals

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Average costs come directly from policies purchased by TechInsurance customers.

General liability: $30 per month
Errors and omissions: $67 per month
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Why technical writers choose TechInsurance

Protect against common risks

A lawsuit or data breach can devastate your technical writing company. 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 technical writing company. Prevent financial losses with policies tailored for your needs.
Gain client confidence
Insurance shows clients that your business is reliable, and some contracts even require it. View and print your certificate of insurance anytime with TechInsurance.
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Get answers to technical questions
TechInsurance has licensed agents who provide insurance solutions and risk management tips to technical writers in all 50 states. You’re assigned a dedicated account manager who’s ready to help.
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