Pollution Liability

Why choose DJM for Pollution Liability Insurance?

Environmental considerations are important to businesses and their customers. When you partner with DJM Insurance, you can show your clients that you take environmental concerns seriously by offering Pollution Liability Insurance, but a policy is only as good as the company that offers it. DJM stands apart from other insurance companies, not only because we offer outstanding policy options from dozens of industry providers, but also because we offer:

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Everything you need to know

Have questions about Pollution Liability insurance?
Pollution Liability Insurance is relatively new, and it isn’t something that every job needs or requires. How do you know if it’s something you need? Check out our FAQs below. Then, give us a call and we’ll help you understand the ins and outs of this type of insurance policy.

What is Pollution Liability Insurance?

Pollution Liability Insurance is a special policy that can fill in the gap that is left in many general liability policies. It protects businesses from unexpected pollution exposures, contaminated sites, and it can help cover the costs of property damage, bodily injury, and cleanup.

Is Environmental Insurance the same as Pollution Liability Insurance?

Yes! The two terms are used interchangeably. It is also sometimes referred as Pollution Coverage or simply Pollution Insurance.

How does it work?

Pollution exposure risks are first assessed to determine if a policy is needed, and if so, how much it should be and what it should cover. If hazardous waste emissions are present during the construction process, a policy can cover bodily injury to those on-site, as well as property damage and cleanup costs.

It is important to note that it does not cover intentional acts by the contractor. Only environmental impacts that were mistakenly made can be covered.

How much does it cost?

As is the case with most insurance policies, cost depends on a variety of factors. In this case, things like how the building is being constructed, existing pollution issues, and the job history of the contractor are just a few things that are taken into consideration. Premiums can start at $2,500, but limits can go up to $100,000,000, depending on the project and programs being used. Contractors pay a percentage of the premium amount. Talk to a DJM representative to get an exact estimate.

What does a Pollution Liability Policy cover?

A Pollution Liability Policy covers:

  • The contractor in case of things like gas leaks, unintentional hazardous material release, and more
  • The environment, if cleanup is needed

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