If you are a document destroying company, your clients make up a variety of businesses, nonprofits and organizations that take the privacy of their clients seriously enough to hire your professional services. Your operation entails maintaining customer information confidentiality and making sure related documents are entirely destroyed.
Like any professional, you may become the subject of an expensive lawsuit.
In your case, this may be in relation to a claim of:
- unauthorized access to private documents
- theft of classified information
- intentional acts of your employees
- negotiable instruments getting to the wrong parties
- ID theft from info on restricted papers
- violation of privacy
- negative publicity emanating from releasing private information on documents
- improper handling of documents used in a court hearing
A professional liability insurance policy can shield you from associated court and legal costs.
For more on this type of coverage and how it relates to your specific situation, speak to an experienced insurance agency known for its broad resources and devotion to clients.
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Summary: A document destroying company can run into problems if it is sued for making a mistake or violation privacy matters. Related professional liability insurance covers the exposure.