What is Personal and Advertising coverage for Athletic Trainers?

Personal and Advertising Injury for athletic trainers is a type of coverage typically included in General Liability Insurance (GLI) policies. It protects businesses against claims of personal injury or advertising injury caused by the business’ actions or statements. 

Here is an example of how Personal and Advertising Injury coverage would apply to an athletic trainer: 

Suppose an athletic trainer posts a testimonial from a patient, claiming that the patient returned to play faster due to the athletic trainer’s program. The client then sues the athletic trainer for defamation, alleging that the testimonial is false and has damaged the client’s reputation. In this case, the athletic trainer’s GLI policy with Personal and Advertising Injury coverage would protect against the lawsuit, covering the cost of legal defense and any settlements or judgments up to the policy limit, in this case, up to $1M. 

It’s important to note that this is just an example and that the specific coverage provided by a GLI policy with Personal and Advertising Injury for athletic trainers will depend on the policy itself and the specific circumstances of the incident. The athletic trainer should always check the details of their policy and seek guidance from an insurance professional if they have any doubts. 

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