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General Contractor Insurance in Virginia

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Smart insurance for general contractor business in Virginia

NEXT is 100% dedicated to small businesses and the self-employed. We customize insurance for general contractor business so you have the coverage you need to protect your business. Coverage packages often include:

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

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

We’ll help you get the business insurance coverage you need in Virginia

It’s all about managing your risk. See the different policies available for general contractor business in Virginia and save up to 10% when you bundle.
General Liability

General Liability

Bought by 95% of business owners like you
General liability insurance helps to protect you from unexpected expenses related to many types of accidents that can affect your general contractor business. And clients could require that you have general liability coverage as part of contract requirements so they know that you can pay for any accidental injuries or damage related to your work.
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 can help you move on quickly if a customer claims you made a mistake — whether you did or not. It help you avoid customer confrontations and protect your general contractor business reputation.
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 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

What's the price of general contractor insurance in Virginia?

The amount of money you can expect to pay for general contractor insurance in Virginia depends on the kinds of risks your business faces, such as:

  • What kind of work you do
  • Where you work
  • The kind of work your employees do
  • How many vehicles you use for business

Business insurance can cost a general contractor business in Virginia about $13 a month for basic coverage.

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general contractor insurance requirements in Virginia

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 Virginia?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers tailored general contractor business insurance in Virginia.
Does NEXT Insurance offer Commercial Property coverage for general contractor business in Virginia?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers General Liability, Professional Liability, Workers' Compensation, Tools & Equipment, Commercial Property coverage for general contractor business in Virginia.
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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