Not sure why you should consider buying publisher's liability insurance?
Read these claim examples.
A reporter disputed statements published in a book regarding his involvement with a terrorist group. The
reporter filed suit for libel against the publisher. Defense costs of $322,000 incurred. Insurance needed:
Publisher's liability which provides coverage for libel. The owner of a copyright to a celebrity's songs
alleged infringement of copyright because of the book publisher's unauthorized distribution of tapes. Verdict
and defense costs were $116,000. Insurance needed: Publishers liability which provides coverage for infringement of
copyright. A newspaper publisher was sued for defamation of character as a result of a prank carried out by an
employee of the newspaper who included a two-word expletive after the plaintiff's name. The employee states that
he meant to remove the expletive prior to publication. This did not happen. Plaintiff has filed suit. Insurance
needed: Publisher's liability which provides coverage for defamation of character. An audio publisher was sued
for trade dress infringement when his new audio book used a similar color and scheme pattern to that of a major
competitor. The case was settled for $25,000. Insurance needed: Publisher's liability which provides coverage
for trade dress infringement. A children's cookbook publisher was sued because of injuries stemming from a
misstatement in the instructions of a recipe. The case was settled for an unknown amount. Insurance needed:
Publisher's liability which includes Errors & Omissions Coverage.
IBPA offers Publisher's Liability Insurance through Granite Insurance Brokers. For more information, contact Mike
Mansel at email@example.com or (888) 347-2648, or
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