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Liability insurance

Business liability insurance covers your company in case of indemnification liabilities. Request an offer for general liability insurance.

Protection against liability for damages

We will investigate whether your company is liable for indemnification and negotiate with the injured party if necessary. If it is found that your company is liable, we will compensate the damages.

Experts at your service

The insurance allows you to focus on your company’s core operations while we take care of any claims for damages against you. 

Suitable liability insurance for your company

Select the general liability insurance cover that best meets the needs of your industry. If necessary, we also offer customised liability insurance for your company’s specific needs.

Why is general liability insurance important for companies?

Situations may arise in your business operations where you are liable to compensate damages incurred by another party. Your company’s indemnification liability may be related to water damage caused by faulty installation or a customer tripping over on an old frayed doormat in your shop.    

An indemnification liability will result in unexpected additional expenses for your company. As mistakes and disputes are difficult to foresee, general liability insurance provides essential cover for companies of all sizes.

We will take over management of the situation entirely in losses that are included within the scope of the insurance. We will help you investigate whether your company is liable for indemnification and negotiate with the injured party if necessary.  If it is found that your company is liable, we will compensate the damages. If there is no indemnification liability and the matter is taken to court, we will take care of the legal proceedings for you. Investigation and claim settlement services are included in the insurance premium.

Liability insurance is essential for companies and self-employed persons

The difference between liability insurance and ordinary non-life insurance is that liability insurance offers cover against damages caused to a third party.

Liability insurance has become increasingly important and is today an essential part of the risk management systems of companies. Whether you are a private trader or own a limited liability company, the purpose of general liability insurance is to protect against damages caused by you or your employees or products.

Which type of liability insurance is best for your business?

Your company’s liability insurance covers liabilities for damages that arise from activities specified in the policy document.

Depending on your line of business, you may need more than one liability insurance policy. In the case of accounting firms, for example, adequate insurance cover typically requires two different types of liability insurance: business liability insurance and financial loss cover.

For this reason, you should take out liability insurance for all your company’s business areas. In pricing your liability insurance, we also take into account risks specific to your line of business. Contact us for more information.

Do associations need liability insurance?

Liability insurance also protects associations. Situations may arise in an association’s activities where the association is liable for damages suffered by another party.

We recommend that associations review their scope of activities and the need for insurance. For example, if the association organises public events, liability insurance may be necessary. Liability insurance policies cover bodily injury and material damage to third parties for which the association is liable.

Select the types of liability insurance necessary for your company

  • Business liability insurance covers bodily injury or material damage caused to a third party for which your company is liable for compensation.
  • Product liability insurance covers bodily injury or material damage caused to a third party by a faulty or defective product, provided that your company is held legally liable.
  • Professional indemnity insurance provides cover when a company engaged in planning and consulting finds itself liable to indemnify losses caused by a design error. The indemnification liability may be the result of an error, deficiency or omission in designs, research results and measurement results.
  • Financial loss cover is intended for companies whose operations carry the risk of losses that are primarily of a financial nature. These include law firms, accounting and bookkeeping firms, real estate brokers and property management firms.
  • Directors' and officers' liability insurance covers financial losses caused by the managing director or board member of the insured company.
  • Companies are obligated to take out statutory Environmental damage insurance if their business activities carry an intrinsic risk of environmental damage or cause general harm to the environment.

Remember also to insure your company’s real property and vehicles and any statutory insurance, such as workers' compensation insurance  for your employees. If you are just starting your business, you should also take care to ensure that your company’s legal expenses insurance is valid before agreeing your first contracts.We will gladly go over your insurance needs with you and help you choose a suitable insurance solution for your company. Leave your contact details using the offer request form below and we’ll calculate the cost of general liability insurance for your company!

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Property risk insurance and Corporate insurance
Cover for your company’s fixed and movable property.
Business interruption insurance
Secure the continuity of your company’s business and also prepare for additional expenses in exceptional circumstances.

The price of general liability insurance depends on the following factors, among others:

  • the company's line of business
  • amount of salaries paid
  • sum insured and deductible

Ask for a quote to receive more information as well as our offer for general liability insurance!

Read more about what affects the price of corporate insurance policies

Read more about Insurance for new businesses and Insurance for private traders

In the service, you can easily and safely manage all of your company's insurance transactions. The service allows you to, for example

  • report a loss and see how your loss report is processed
  • print out certificates of insurance
  • order a Green Card for company vehicles

How to activate the Internet Service:

  • Make a Corporate eServices Agreement and name the administrators.
  • Administrators can add other users and their access rights to the service.


The insurer is Pohjola Insurance. The losses will be covered in accordance with the law and the insurance terms and conditions.