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General Contractor Insurance in Tennessee

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General contractor insurance that's made for your Tennessee business

We’re dedicated to helping you get the general contractor insurance coverage you need to protect your business from accidents, injuries, property damage and legal fees. Popular insurance bundles for general contractor business in Tennessee include:

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

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We offer customized general contractor insurance policies to small businesses and the self-employed in Tennessee. 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 a wide range of general contractor business accidents and basic risks. You’ll have financial protection if someone other than an employee gets hurt or you are held responsible for damaging property that doesn’t belong to you. It’s often required by clients and licensing agencies.
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 (also known as errors and omissions or indemnity insurance) helps you defend yourself and your general contractor business if you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money. It could help cover related expenses to defend yourself or address the problem.
Professional Liability (e&o) can help you pay for:
Legal defense costs
Legal judgments
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Commercial Auto

Commercial Auto

For business owners who own or drive vehicles
Commercial auto insurance helps general contractor business cover injuries and damages resulting from work-related car accidents. Most states require commercial auto insurance for business-owned vehicles in order to help pay for medical expenses and property damage.
Commercial Auto can help you pay for:
Medical expenses
Collision repairs
Rental reimbursement
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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

For business owners who hire employees
Workers’ compensation insurance provides a safety net for general contractor business owners and their employees after a workplace injury. It can help cover expenses for medical treatment, lost wages and other costs. You’re required to purchase coverage in most states as soon as you hire your first employee.
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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Commercial Property

Commercial Property

For business owners who own or rent physical spaces
Commercial property insurance covers general contractor business property, which can include the repairs, construction and related expenses if you own the building where you do business. And it can help you whether you lease space or own the property where you work.
Commercial Property can help you pay for:
Damaged equipment and inventory
Lost income
Operating expenses
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How much does insurance cost

How much should a general contractor like me expect to pay for insurance in Tennessee?

Since every general contractor business in Tennessee has unique circumstances, the price of business insurance varies. There are a number of factors that we take into consideration when provide an instant quote online, including:

  • If you work by yourself or have employees
  • Where your work sites are located
  • The kind of jobs you usually perform
  • How many vehicles you use for your business

Business insurance for general contractor business in Tennessee can cost as little as $13 per month.

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What are the general contractor insurance requirements in Tennessee?

From your first day of business to your latest employee hire, NEXT is here to help your business thrive. Our flexible small business insurance provides the protection you need to get going and keep on growing. You might need insurance to:

  • Hire people. Tennessee business requires workers’ compensation if you have employees.
  • Drive for work. Business-owned vehicles almost always need commercial auto insurance.
  • Repair or replace property you own or rent. Protect your inventory, equipment and even the building that you lease or own.
  • Meet industry standards and state requirements for a general contractor business.
  • Grow with your business as you experience fluctuations.
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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 Tennessee?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers tailored general contractor business insurance in Tennessee.
Does NEXT Insurance offer Commercial Property coverage for general contractor business in Tennessee?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers General Liability, Professional Liability, Commercial Auto, Workers' Compensation, Tools & Equipment, Commercial Property coverage for general contractor business in Tennessee.
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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