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business legal expenses insurance

Business legal expenses insurance

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Looking for business legal expenses insurance for your business? As a business owner, you deal with multiple parties, such as buyers, staff, suppliers, etc. Hiring legal assistance is a pricey item. Therefore, provide yourself and your company with legal support and advice in business conflicts with an affordable business legal expenses insurance from alpina.nl.

There are many ways in which you as an entrepreneur can become involved in a legal conflict. With a business legal assistance insurance you will receive legal help and advice from specialists in case of an unexpected conflict that arose due to the performance of your business or profession. You will also be reimbursed for the costs of this legal assistance. This includes litigation costs and costs of independent experts.

Why a business legal expenses insurance?

Business legal expenses insurance provides you with legal support in conflicts with suppliers or customers, for example, but also in internal matters such as conflicts with your staff. Such legal matters can often turn into complex and time-consuming cases for which many entrepreneurs do not have the time and/or the necessary knowledge. That is why it is advisable to take out legal assistance insurance for companies. In this way, you know that you can rely on a legal specialist in the event of a conflict and he will ensure that you get what you are entitled to.

Take out business legal expenses insurance

With a business legal assistance insurance, a number of matters are insured as standard and there are additional coverages you can choose from.
You will receive legal assistance in the event of conflicts concerning employment law, insurance, permits, the environment, criminal and disciplinary cases, real estate used by you, agreements with suppliers and customers or buyers who do not pay.

The standard coverage of a business legal assistance insurance consists of:

  • Business or professional practice
  • Debt collection
  • Traffic

The optional coverages for business legal assistance insurance are:

  • Legal assistance for motor vehicles
  • Legal aid for individuals

Business or professional practice

You will get legal help in case of conflicts that arise from your company's activities.

Debt collection

You are insured for debt collection assistance. If, for example, a client or customer refuses to pay an invoice, your insurer will take over the collection process from you.

Traffic

You get legal help if you want to recover damages and personal injuries you have suffered in traffic. You also get help in criminal cases.

Legal assistance for motor vehicles

This additional cover provides legal assistance in the event of a dispute about motor vehicles used for business purposes.

Legal aid for individuals

A business legal assistance insurance can be extended with a private legal assistance insurance. With this additional coverage you and your family will receive legal assistance in case of a conflict concerning a private matter.

Business legal expenses insurance cover

The legal assistance insurance business covers various disputes arising from the exercise of the business or profession. Your company is covered for legal support and advice in, among other things:

  • Conflicts with customers / clients about delivered services / products
  • Conflicts with suppliers over procurement
  • Conflicts with authorities (e.g. licences)
  • Legal advice on personnel
  • Legal advice on social legislation
  • Legal advice on buying, renting and maintaining business premises

Often there is an unlimited amount of coverage.

You can extend the legal assistance insurance for companies with, among others, the following coverages:

  • legal assistance for commercial motor vehicles
  • legal aid to individuals for owners or partners

Coverage restrictions

There are a number of coverage restrictions, namely:
You will not receive legal aid for conflicts that arise within 3 months after the effective date of the insurance. This waiting period does not apply if it concerns the recovery of damage to goods or persons. In the case of collection assistance, the claim must have arisen during the term of the insurance or within 3 months before the insurance was taken out.

For conflicts from €350,- you will get legal assistance. There is no minimum amount for criminal and disciplinary cases, conflicts regarding traffic damage and for debt collection assistance.

Benefits of legal expenses insurance for businesses

A few advantages in brief:

  • Legal support in conflicts with staff or business partners
  • Legal support if you are sued
  • Legal support if you want to take steps
  • Support in general legal matters

As a self-employed person, do I need to take out business legal assistance insurance?

Do you have problems with a supplier? Or are you dealing with a long-term debtor who refuses to pay? Then you may want to take legal action. Unfortunately, legal assistance is quite expensive. The costs can quickly run into the hundreds, if not thousands, of euros. For a self-employed person, these are high expenses that you cannot easily afford.

That is why there is legal assistance insurance for a self-employed person. With such insurance you can get the legal help you need up to a certain amount.

What added value does legal expenses insurance have in an AVB?

Many entrepreneurs have taken out liability insurance. In addition to a liability insurance for companies (AVB) it may be wise to take out a business legal assistance insurance. As an entrepreneur you have to deal with many different parties. Should you be held liable by one or more of these parties, such as customers or suppliers, a liability insurance will usually cover this damage. Should you not agree with a claim and be unable to resolve it with the other party, a legal assistance insurance may provide a solution. In case legal assistance is necessary to solve a business conflict, a business legal assistance insurance assures you of legal help and advice. Without legal assistance insurance you, as an entrepreneur, will have to pay for legal costs yourself.

What is not insured with a business legal assistance insurance?

You are not insured if you report the conflict too late. Intentional conflicts and existing conflicts are also excluded. In addition, you will not receive legal assistance for conflicts that are not related to the normal or customary activities of your company or profession. Conflicts about taxes, such as a tax assessment, levies, import duties or excise duties, are also excluded.

By default, a number of items are excluded from coverage. For example, if you commit fraud when taking out insurance or in the event of a claim. Or when damage is caused by intent or recklessness or criminal and punishable activities. Molestation is also excluded from cover as standard.

Communicating changes is important

When you apply for insurance or if you have a claim, you have to answer questions. You must answer these questions honestly. In addition, you should do as much as possible to prevent and limit damage. Report damage as soon as possible! It is also important to inform us of any changes.

Easy calculation and conclusion

You can easily calculate premiums via our website. After entering a few details, a number of insurance policies with the corresponding premiums and policy conditions will appear, tailored to your needs. You can compare these. If you have found a suitable insurance, you can take out the policy immediately. Are you having problems or do you have any questions? Then you can contact us. You can reach us by telephone on +31 (0)88 - 688 37 12. We will be happy to assist you.

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How does Alpina work?

As an intermediary, we are not part of any insurance company. This means that we have no financial or production obligations to the companies we work with. When comparing insurance, we consider your personal situation and specific wishes regarding coverage. Alpina makes insurance clear and fast.

Money back guarantee! (14 days)

Your insurance enquiry will be assessed quickly, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can then immediately take to the road with peace of mind. You don't have to worry about your old insurance either. You can cancel it with us directly online.

Supervision

Alpina complies with all the legal requirements of the AFM. For example, we have the necessary permits and diplomas and we are affiliated with the Financial Services Complaints Institute (Kifid).

How does Alpina work?

As an intermediary, we are not part of any insurance company. This means that we have no financial or production obligations to the companies we work with. When comparing insurance, we consider your personal situation and specific wishes regarding coverage. Alpina makes insurance clear and fast.

Money back guarantee! (14 days)

Your insurance enquiry will be assessed quickly, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can then immediately take to the road with peace of mind. You don't have to worry about your old insurance either. You can cancel it with us directly online.

Alpina complies with all the legal requirements of the AFM. For example, we have the necessary permits and diplomas and we are affiliated with the Financial Services Complaints Institute (Kifid).

Calculate the premium for a business legal assistance insurance directly!

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