From cameras to cosmetics, your equipment is just as important to getting the job done. If someone else damages your kit on a job and you don’t want to use your own equipment insurance, DAS can pursue your legal rights and costs involved.
This part of the cover defends your legal rights in employment contract disputes. In addition, if you hire other freelancers, volunteers or have any other workers under your supervision, they may have employment rights against you. In such cases you should also consider employers’ liability insurance.
Legal expenses insurance, or commercial legal protection, covers your legal costs for specific disputes relating to your business. In this case, the tailored self-employed policy would cover disagreements regarding your freelance profession.
The DAS legal protection policy covers you for the likes of solicitors’ and barristers’ fees, court costs, expenses for expert witnesses, attendance expenses and accountants’ fees. It will also pay the costs of appealing or defending an appeal, subject to your policy terms and conditions.
Legal expenses insurance cover will vary between providers, but there are some things that usually it can’t help with, including:
Known professionally as DAS Legal Expenses Company Insurance Ltd, DAS has been helping businesses, individuals and self-employed professionals get access to justice for over 40 years.†† As a legal expenses insurance company and a law firm, DAS offer extensive legal support with specialist teams.