MFE Insurance, a California entertainment insurance firm, recently released a blog post explaining the importance of staging & rigging insurance. This type of insurance covers issues related to the stage and other equipment used during a performance or while setting up and taking down related equipment. Staging & rigging insurance covers a wide range of equipment, people, and situations, including audio equipment, light rigging, pyrotechnic shows, stage setup and take down, firework companies, audio technicians, speaker rigging, sound engineers, amusement park designs, and theater companies. Having this insurance can help pay for medical bills, lawsuits, and damage to the equipment in the event of a problem. Not having the proper insurance could cause significant financial and emotional distress and put the production company or production itself in danger of closing. There are several types of staging & rigging insurance available. General liability insurance protects you and your company from claims of injury and property damage that may occur while an event is being set up. Inland marine insurance, meanwhile, protects portable equipment — such as cameras and speakers — that is damaged while being used or transported. Errors & omissions insurance covers financial losses resulting from errors made while staging   Read more…