PUBLIC LIABILITY Insurance

for Photographers and videographers

Public Liability Insurance

 

WHAT IS A PUBLIC LIABILITY POLICY?

Public Liability covers you should you be sued for causing (by your negligence) injury to a third party or damage to third party property in the course of your business.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE PUBLIC LIABILITY?

As a Professional Photographer be it a Wedding, Commercial, Fashion or Advertising Photographer, you will inevitably encounter the general public.

Any member of the public is entitled to sue you should they feel you have caused them an injury or caused damage to their property. As well as any damages awarded, a Public Liability policy would pay the costs to defend your position.

You also need to remember that personnel on your shoot such as Hair & Make-up Artists, Stylists and certain other Freelancers are considered Third Parties and you, therefore, require a Public Liability Policy to cover any injury they might receive on location due to your negligence.

From a commercial point of view all studios and locations you might want to hire will require you to have Public Liability to protect them against any damage you might cause to their property.

Public Liability Photography & Videography Insurance

W&C have diligently looked after all of our Corporate insurance needs for the past 30 years. Be it Marine insurance, Public/Employer liabilities, health insurance or car insurance, they have the capabilities to provide competitive quotes. Their personal approach and dedicated team are a pleasure to deal with. We really cannot recommend them enough.

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I've been dealing with Williamson Carson for over 20 years having been introduced to them through the Association of Photographers of which I'm a member. When I've had a claim, however complex, it has been dealt with quickly and efficiently and they very much work for you. They really understand the industry and just happen to be a great bunch of people to deal with.

– Larry Bray

Tom Carson & Williamson Carson have been my insurance brokers for over 15 years. The advice and cover they provides is both comprehensive and realistic. Tom's many years insuring the photographic and film industry means he is never fazed when I throw him last minute curve balls on shoots & on the 2 occasions I have needed my insurance it was dealt with swiftly & professionally. I highly recommend Tom and his team.

– Katy Niker, Burnham Niker