Business Liability-Property and Workers’ Compensation

CPAs face many risk exposures that stem from a variety of business areas and may cause major coverage gaps. Two such areas, sometimes overlooked, are business liability/property and workers’ compensation. Consider the following scenarios and solutions:

Business Liability


Problem – Your firm hosts a reception where alcohol is served, and a tipsy client trips and breaks his wrist. He sues your firm for medical expenses, loss of income, pain and suffering.

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of CAMICO's Insurance Plans

Becoming a CAMICO policyholder doesn't just insure you against liability claims. CAMICO's member resources can help your firm grow and become more productive and valuable to clients.

Protect Yourself As You Grow: Engagement Letters

A clear, comprehensive engagement letter is one of your best protections against future disputes. CAMICO can help you expand into new practice areas without putting yourself at risk.

CAMICO's member website has more than 90 sample engagement letters. These are just a few of the practice areas covered:
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