|Re: Insurance||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Bob Leigh (bobleightwomeeps.com)|
|Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 13:25:02 -0700 (PDT)|
Hi Janey, Will you already own the land when you begin to build on it? If so, please consider (and ask your lawyer) whether or not you might be liable for occurrences involving the land. For an outrageous example, what if an intruder is injured while trespassing? Maybe liability insurance is not so ridiculous. Bob Leigh Cornerstone Village Cohousing North Cambridge MA On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 3:42 PM Janey Harper <jkharper [at] telus.net> wrote: > Thanks to those of you sharing information and advice. > > So far the companies which I have contacted here in Canada refuse to offer > ONLY liability insurance for directors; they require us to purchase > insurance for the as-yet-not-built assets as well! > > It would be great if any cohousing communities in Canada could provide me > with leads to a Canadian insurance company who would > provide just the directors' liability insurance until we need the other. > > This has been quite the learning experience. > > Janey > > > Message: 1 > Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 08:54:36 -0700 > From: Jack & Carolyn Salmon <2salmon [at] earthlink.net> > To: "cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> > Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Insurance > Message-ID: <77DFACB7-557C-46FE-99FE-628B14764D07 [at] earthlink.net> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 > > Hi Janey, > > I suggest that you interview a couple of insurance agencies that specialize > in commercial insurance. Tell them you are looking for education and then > you will be purchasing appropriate insurance. There are policies > specifically designed to cover board (director?s) liability. > In the future you will be purchasing insurance to cover your community > owned > properties and community liabilities, so it is worth their time to talk > with > you. > > We also found it useful to talk with our attorney about community and board > liability. > > Carolyn > Quimper Village > > > > > Message: 2 > > Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 07:15:45 -0700 > > From: Janey Harper <jkharper [at] telus.net> > > To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org > > Subject: [C-L]_ Insurance > > Message-ID: <21AA2200-E45F-45BE-95CF-22DBB8A72330 [at] telus.net> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 > > > > We are working closely with a development Company who is providing most > of > the funding during the construction phase of our community. > > > > We are also set up as a legal Society and have a Board of Directors who > will soon be passing resolutions on financial matters. > > > > Before talking to insurance experts, I wanted to ask if anyone has > experience purchasing insurance for either of the two situations outlined > above. > > > > I am particularly interested in considerations and recommendations re. > liability insurance during pre-construction phase, when the Board is > passing > resolutions and making decisions about borrowing and loaning money. > > > > Thanks > > Janey Harper > > The Coastal Village > > Sechelt, BC, Canada > > > > ?The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original > > size.? Albert Einstein > > > ******************************************** > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > >
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