Private Investigator Insurance

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What is private investigator insurance?

Private Investigator Insurance is a policy package specially designed to protect private investigators against specific risks associated with their professions, such as negligence, errors, omissions, or third-party damages.

Mistakes can happen and disrupt your business in a matter of minutes. We know what makes your business unique; leave it to us to find the best fit for you.

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D&O Coverage

What does it cover?

A comprehensive Private Investigator Insurance program will typically include the following policies: 

Directors needing D&O

Do private investigators need insurance?

Any private investigator or company providing professional consulting services or advice should protect themselves with a comprehensive insurance policy package. If a client determines your advice or service was less than satisfactory or resulted in a financial loss to them, they may take legal action.

We’ve insured more than 1,000 security professionals. Some of our clients include:

  • Private Detectives
  • Arson/Fire Investigators
  • Cyber/Computer Forensics
  • Corporate Investigators
  • Financial/Insurance Investigators
  • Store Detectives
D&O Insurance Costs

How much does it cost?

A private investigator insurance package starts at $900 for a CGL policy with a $1,000,000 limit and $250,000 Errors and Omissions sub-limit.

The following factors are taken into consideration when determining the best policy options for your practice:

  • Industry
  • Years of Experience
  • Number of Employees
  • Claims History
  • Annual and Projected Gross Revenue

When you fill out our online application, we will ask some questions about your business to understand your requirements better.

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Common claims scenarios

background check

Problem: You clear a senior-level job candidate after performing a background check. Your client hires the person; soon after, they are found guilty of insider trading.

Outcome: Your Professional Liability Insurance policy covers the defence costs and monetary judgment, totalling $250,000.

Confidential Information

Problem: You are held for ransom after a hacker infiltrates your data system and gains highly classified information on a corporate fraud case you are investigating.

Outcome: Your Cyber Insurance covers the costs of legal expenses and the cost to recover the classified information, totalling $500,000.

injured client

Problem: In the middle of a missing child case, you invite a potential witness to your office for an interview. Upon arrival, the witness falls and injure themselves on the way up the stairs.

Outcome: The client successfully sues you for bodily injury. Your Commercial General Liability Insurance (CGL) covers the medical expenses and legal fees, totalling $36,000.

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