• By Allan M Block Blogging Team
  • Posted May 28, 2014

Businesses Become Aware of Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Tarrytown Business Insurance

About 6 out of 10 employers faced an employee lawsuit within the past 5 years. This occurred even if the places of businesses did nothing wrong. As a result, more workplaces are now seeing the importance of employment practices liability insurance.

Most employees sued places of businesses for discrimination. However, some cases involved allegations of wrongful termination, workplace harassment, and retaliation. These types of cases are what Allan Block Insurance assists in covering in the event a commercial supplier or provider ends up in court.

An EPLI policy usually provides coverage for the following expenses:

  • Lost wages compensation
  • Legal fees (lawyer, court costs, fines, etc.)
  • Punitive damages
  • Pain, suffering, and bodily injury
  • Emotional distress
  • Negligence
  • Reckless endangerment

Tarrytown businesses and employees both are learning the best practices that can help them avoid a lawsuit. Contact Allan Block Insurance to find out how an employer can protect their assets when facing a lawsuit. We offer all the advice commercial industries need concerning employment practices liability insurance.