SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 12, 2012) - Rocket Lawyer™, the fastest growing complete online legal service, is happy to announce a new partnership with Hiscox, an industry leader in small business insurance. In a recent Rocket Lawyer survey, 22 percent of small business owners cited lawsuits as their biggest legal concern. This new partnership will make it easier for entrepreneurs to protect their ambitions and livelihoods.
Over 20 million individuals and small businesses have used Rocket Lawyer for legal solutions with step-by step legal documents and pre-negotiated rates from attorneys all over the country. But even for small business owners who take precautions to reduce their risk of liability -- like incorporating or creating the right legal documents -- costly issues can come up unexpectedly. That's where having the right insurance comes in. From getting professional liability insurance for protection against lawsuits, to many other types of customized protection, entrepreneurs need to put a safety net in place. Combining affordable and simple legal guidance with Hiscox's specialized business insurance coverage, Rocket Lawyer small business members can get the complete protection they need, every step of the way.
"Setting up your small business for success means protecting what you've built," said Charley Moore, Founder and Executive Chairman of Rocket Lawyer. "With Hiscox, our members can access specialized small business insurance protection, and now Hiscox customers can get affordable legal guidance at every turn through Rocket Lawyer."
"Rocket Lawyer is a dependable and trusted partner with a record of helping small businesses with their legal needs," said Kevin Kerridge, small business insurance expert from Hiscox. "Hiscox knows that legal issues are one of the most frequent causes of small business failures. Our partnership with Rocket Lawyer will help our customers get the legal advice they need along with specialized insurance coverage for their industry from Hiscox."
As part of their mission, Rocket Lawyer provides "7 Ways to Bulletproof Your Business" to help entrepreneurs get the protection they need, from start to finish. Insurance is an important aspect of the program, and Rocket Lawyer wants to make it easier than ever, so they can focus on what they're passionate about -- running their small business and taking care of their families.
About Hiscox Small Business Insurance
Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: HSX). Hiscox is the first company in the U.S. to offer insurance for small professional services businesses direct, online, and in real-time. We provide professional liability, general liability and business owner's insurance, underwritten by Chicago-based Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., which is rated 'A' (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Additional information can be found on the Why Choose Hiscox? page. Coverages are subject to underwriting and may not be available in all states.
Hiscox also provides professional liability, property and specialty insurance to US businesses through US-based brokers. This communication does not constitute a solicitation of business by Hiscox's syndicates at Lloyd's, London.
About Rocket Lawyer™
At Rocket Lawyer, we believe everyone deserves easy and affordable legal services. Since 2008 we've helped over 20 million families and small businesses take care of their legal matters -- so they can focus on what really matters. From free legal documents to discounted rates from outstanding attorneys, we're here to help every step of the way. For more information on Rocket Lawyer, please visit http://www.rocketlawyer.com and follow Rocket Lawyer on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.