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Business Insurance for Web Developers

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Why do web developers need business insurance?

If a client isn't satisfied with a website, your business could face a lawsuit. Insurance for web developers can help pay for client lawsuits, injuries, property damage, and other risks.
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TechInsurance helps web developers compare insurance quotes from top U.S. providers with one easy online application.

6 policies every web developer should consider

Clients, landlords, or state laws may require web developer insurance. 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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This policy protects freelance web developers and small businesses from the most common liabilities. It's often required in client contracts and commercial leases.

BEST FOR
  • Client injuries at your office
  • Accidental damage to client property
  • Defamation and copyright lawsuits

Errors and omissions insurance

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E&O, also called professional liability insurance, can help pay for lawsuits over a web developer's mistake or oversight. You can often add coverage for intellectual property and media liability.

BEST FOR
  • Broken links and other development errors
  • Websites that don't meet client expectations
  • Failure to meet a deadline

Cyber liability insurance

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This policy helps your web development firm recover from a data breach or cyberattack. It can also cover lawsuits from clients affected by a breach.

BEST FOR
  • 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 bundles general liability and commercial property insurance. Web developers can often get business insurance at a discount with this policy.

BEST FOR
  • Client injuries at your office
  • Accidental damage to client property
  • Lost or damaged business property

Workers' comp insurance

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This policy covers work injuries and illnesses. If your web development business has employees, you'll probably need workers' comp to comply with state law.

BEST FOR
  • Medical bills from work injuries
  • Partial wages while employees recover
  • Lawsuits over work injuries

Fidelity bonds

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If one of the employees at your web development business steals from a client, a fidelity bond provides reimbursement. It's also known as an employee dishonesty bond.

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

How much does web developer insurance cost?

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Median costs come directly from policies purchased by TechInsurance customers.

General liability: $28 per month
Errors and omissions: $61 per month
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Why web developers choose TechInsurance

Protect against common risks

A lawsuit or data breach can devastate your web development 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 web development 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.
Get answers to technical questions
TechInsurance has licensed agents who specialize in business insurance for web developers in all 50 states. You’re assigned a dedicated account manager who’s ready to help.
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