As a new small business owner, you need to give some thought to protecting yourself. Your first step is to talk to your insurance agent or broker about your options. At some point, depending upon your circumstances, you may need to discuss your options with your lawyer. To help you figure out what to do next, take a look at either of the following:
- Buying insurance for your business discusses the various types of business insurance and provides you with a means for finding out more about insurance.
- Protecting your ideas explains some of the ways for protecting intellectual property, such as with patents, copyrights, and trademarks.