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General Contractor Insurance in Florida

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General contractor insurance in Florida tailored for your business

NEXT customizes insurance for small businesses, including general contractor business. We help business owners get covered in about 10 minutes online. And you’ll have 24/7 access to services. Insurance packages can be customized to include:

  • General liability
  • Professional liability
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Tools & equipment
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Save up to 30% on general contractor business insurance in Florida

You can pay for your insurance monthly or annually and you can cancel instantly at any time.

Get the general contractor business insurance in Florida that's just the right fit

We offer customized general contractor insurance policies to small businesses and the self-employed in Florida. Oh, and you save up to 10% when you bundle.
General Liability

General Liability

Bought by 95% of business owners like you
General liability insurance covers the risks that affect almost every general contractor business. It’s the most common insurance for small businesses and entrepreneurs, and it’s typically the first policy purchased by new businesses.
General Liability can help you pay for:
Medical payments
Property damage
Legal fees and judgments
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Professional Liability (e&o)

Professional Liability (e&o)

Bought by 80% of business owners like you
Professional liability insurance protects your general contractor business against civil lawsuits and negligence claims related to professional mistakes, whether you actually made them or a client just thinks you did. It can help to cover the cost of defending yourself or reimbursing a client.
Professional Liability (e&o) can help you pay for:
Legal defense costs
Legal judgments
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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

For business owners who hire employees
Workers’ compensation insurance protects employees and general contractor business owners from financial losses after a workplace injury or illness. It can help with reimbursing medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost wages and other expenses.
Workers' Compensation can help you pay for:
Medical expenses
Lost wages
Employer liability
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Tools & Equipment

Tools & Equipment

Protection for your gear and equipment
Tools and equipment coverage makes sure your gear is protected wherever you keep it — in your vehicle, in a trailer or at a job site. If your tools are lost, damaged or stolen, this coverage will help pay for replacements or repairs.nTools and equipment insurance is available as an add-on to our general liability insurance.
Tools & Equipment can help you pay for:
Protection for your gear and equipment
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How much does insurance cost

How much does general contractor insurance in Florida cost?

general contractor insurance costs vary based on the risks that your business faces, such as:

  • Where you work
  • The kind of work you do
  • Your payroll and the kinds of jobs your employees do
  • The number and types of vehicles you use at work

general contractor business in Florida typically pays about $13 each month for a business insurance policy.

You can save up to 30%, depending on the kind of work you do. More risky professions can expect to pay more.

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general contractor insurance requirements in Florida

Small business owners are almost always required to have insurance due to the risk of injury and property damage. You might need insurance to:

  • Help pay for accidents that cause damage to property that isn’t yours.
  • Defend yourself. If you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money.
  • Hire employees. Most states require workers’ compensation insurance if you have employees.
  • Drive for business purposes. Business-owned vehicles typically need commercial auto insurance.
  • Repair or replace commercial property you own or rent. Protect your inventory, equipment and even the building that you lease or own.
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Everything you want to know about Insurance

Frequently asked questions about general contractor business insurance

Here are some of the most common questions we get about general contractor business insurance. If you don’t find the answers you need here, our licensed, U.S.-based insurance advisors are standing by to help via online chat or phone.

Does NEXT Insurance offer general contractor business insurance in Florida?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers tailored general contractor business insurance in Florida.
Does NEXT Insurance offer Workers' Compensation coverage for general contractor business in Florida?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers General Liability, Professional Liability, Workers' Compensation, Tools & Equipment coverage for general contractor business in Florida.
How does business insurance protect event planners?

Our event planner insurance packages are designed to protect your business from a variety of risks and help you save money to grow your business. You’ll be protected from financial losses related to:

Damage to someone’s property

One of your subcontractors accidentally cracks a large window at an event space. The general liability coverage in your insurance package would help pay for a replacement.

Accidents that hurt someone

A client slips and falls on the front steps when arriving at your office. Your general event planner liability insurance coverage would also come into play here by helping to pay for medical costs and legal fees.

Professional mistakes 

A client claims they had to pay extra catering fees because you added incorrect information to the service agreement. Professional liability insurance helps you defend yourself if you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money. 

Workplace injuries 

You throw out your lower back while helping to set up tables for a party and you have to take off two weeks during peak season to recover. Workers’ compensation insurance with business owner’s coverage can help cover medical bills and lost wages. Workers’ comp is usually required by law if you have employees. 

Injuries and damage involving your business vehicles

Your car slides on a slippery road and hits a parked car. Commercial auto insurance will help pay for the repairs. This coverage is also usually required by law for business-owned vehicles. 

Damage to your own property

A tree falls over and damages the roof of your office. Commercial property insurance can help with replacement or repair costs if your owned or leased property is damaged due to a covered event, such as a burst water pipe, fire, tornado or vandalism. 

How can I get a certificate of insurance?

You’ll have instant access to your certificate of insurance 24/7 from your computer or mobile device when you purchase coverage with Next. There’s no waiting for anyone, no need to print anything and definitely no fax machines. If you’re a new or current Next Insurance customer, all you need to do is log in to your account and your Live Certificate delivers you the proof of insurance you need instantly, for free. You can easily share your COI with anyone via email, text message or a social media post. We provide unlimited certificates and you can also add an additional insured for free. If you decide to change your coverage, your certificate will be automatically updated. Find out more details about your certificate of insurance

What do I need to get an insurance quote online?

We keep it simple and straightforward so you can find the coverage that’s right for you within a few minutes. When you start a quote for insurance, we’ll ask you a few basic questions about your business, including: the kind of services you provide, the location of your office or where you plan to work, how many people you employ and how much you pay them and the number and type of vehicles you use for work.

How does the claims process work with NEXT Insurance?

  • If you’re a policyholder, you can file a claim any time by logging in to your account at www.nextinsurance.com and clicking the “File a claim” under the "About us" tab. You can expect a call from us shortly after you submit a claim to go over the details.
  • If you do not have a policy with us and are filing against one of our policyholders, you can head over to our website at www.nextinsurance.com, select “Help Center” under our “Support” tab, and under “Quick Actions for Customers” click where it says ”Not a policyholder and want to file a claim?”
  • If you cannot access your online account or would prefer to speak with an agent, call us at 855-222-5919 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday to Friday.

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