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The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>\n<!--more-->\n<ol>\n<li>Avoid the accidental use of real names of people or organizations.</li>\n<li>Avoid identifying someone by a specific job or his/her <img src=\"https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/61352/file-1224931990.jpg\" alt=\"e&amp;o insurance, scripts\" width=\"250\" style=\"width: 250px; float: right; margin: 1px 10px 8px 7px;\">involvement in actual events, even if the name is totally fictional.</li>\n<li>Avoid using real addresses.</li>\n<li>Don’t use real phone numbers, credit card numbers, social insurance numbers, <em>etc.</em></li>\n<li>Get permission for uses of <a href=\"/articles/what-is-a-trade-mark\" rel=\"noopener\">trademarks</a> and logos, and avoid references to companies or products and where possible don’t use identifiable props (<em>e.g.,</em> photographs, paintings, posters, sculptures, <a href=\"/articles/best-photography-magazines\" rel=\"noopener\">magazines</a>) that are protected by copyright, unless you get permission from the copyright holder.</li>\n</ol>\n<h2>Examples of producers E&amp;O insurance claims</h2>\n<ul>\n<li>A plaintiff alleges <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\"noopener\">copyright infringement</a> in connection with the use of certain fine art images in a movie of the week. The amount claimed was $900,000.</li>\n<li>A ‘sound alike’ rendition of <a href=\"/articles/blurring-the-lines-of-music-infringement-law-three-perspectives-in-one\" rel=\"noopener\" style=\"background-color: transparent;\">a musician’s song</a><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\"> was used in movie.&nbsp; Musician sued for misappropriation and copyright infringement. The amount claimed was: $65,000.</span></li>\n</ul>\n<p>The <a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\"noopener\">producers errors and omissions policy</a> will provide a lawyer and pay the legal fees to defend the producer that purchased an E&amp;O policy for producers.</p>\n<p>If you would like a no obligation Producers E&amp;O insurance quote, please <strong><a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">click here</a></strong>.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script \" rel=\" noopener\">Producers E&amp;O</a></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\"><em>Front Row is an independent film insurance broker that works on behalf of filmmakers to transfer the risks of filming to insurance companies for the lowest possible cost. Front Row makes sure that filmmakers receive their claim money quickly. Front Row has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Los Angeles.</em></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\">&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script\" rel=\" noopener\">Producer Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p>E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p></span>","postSummary":"<p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>\n","blogPostScheduleTaskUid":null,"blogPublishToSocialMediaTask":"DONE_NOT_SENT","blogPublishInstantEmailTaskUid":"DONE","blogPublishInstantEmailCampaignId":null,"blogPublishInstantEmailRetryCount":null,"postListContent":"<span id=\"hs_cos_wrapper_post_body\" class=\"hs_cos_wrapper hs_cos_wrapper_meta_field hs_cos_wrapper_type_rich_text\" style=\"\" data-hs-cos-general-type=\"meta_field\" data-hs-cos-type=\"rich_text\" ><p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>\n<!--more-->\n<ol>\n<li>Avoid the accidental use of real names of people or organizations.</li>\n<li>Avoid identifying someone by a specific job or his/her <img src=\"https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/61352/file-1224931990.jpg\" alt=\"e&amp;o insurance, scripts\" width=\"250\" style=\"width: 250px; float: right; margin: 1px 10px 8px 7px;\">involvement in actual events, even if the name is totally fictional.</li>\n<li>Avoid using real addresses.</li>\n<li>Don’t use real phone numbers, credit card numbers, social insurance numbers, <em>etc.</em></li>\n<li>Get permission for uses of <a href=\"/articles/what-is-a-trade-mark\" rel=\"noopener\">trademarks</a> and logos, and avoid references to companies or products and where possible don’t use identifiable props (<em>e.g.,</em> photographs, paintings, posters, sculptures, <a href=\"/articles/best-photography-magazines\" rel=\"noopener\">magazines</a>) that are protected by copyright, unless you get permission from the copyright holder.</li>\n</ol>\n<h2>Examples of producers E&amp;O insurance claims</h2>\n<ul>\n<li>A plaintiff alleges <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\"noopener\">copyright infringement</a> in connection with the use of certain fine art images in a movie of the week. The amount claimed was $900,000.</li>\n<li>A ‘sound alike’ rendition of <a href=\"/articles/blurring-the-lines-of-music-infringement-law-three-perspectives-in-one\" rel=\"noopener\" style=\"background-color: transparent;\">a musician’s song</a><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\"> was used in movie.&nbsp; Musician sued for misappropriation and copyright infringement. The amount claimed was: $65,000.</span></li>\n</ul>\n<p>The <a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\"noopener\">producers errors and omissions policy</a> will provide a lawyer and pay the legal fees to defend the producer that purchased an E&amp;O policy for producers.</p>\n<p>If you would like a no obligation Producers E&amp;O insurance quote, please <strong><a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">click here</a></strong>.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script \" rel=\" noopener\">Producers E&amp;O</a></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\"><em>Front Row is an independent film insurance broker that works on behalf of filmmakers to transfer the risks of filming to insurance companies for the lowest possible cost. Front Row makes sure that filmmakers receive their claim money quickly. Front Row has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Los Angeles.</em></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\">&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script\" rel=\" noopener\">Producer Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p>E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p></span>","postEmailContent":"<p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>","postSummaryRss":"<p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>","postBodyRss":"<p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>\n<!--more-->\n<ol>\n<li>Avoid the accidental use of real names of people or organizations.</li>\n<li>Avoid identifying someone by a specific job or his/her <img src=\"https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/61352/file-1224931990.jpg\" alt=\"e&amp;o insurance, scripts\" width=\"250\" style=\"width: 250px; float: right; margin: 1px 10px 8px 7px;\">involvement in actual events, even if the name is totally fictional.</li>\n<li>Avoid using real addresses.</li>\n<li>Don’t use real phone numbers, credit card numbers, social insurance numbers, <em>etc.</em></li>\n<li>Get permission for uses of <a href=\"/articles/what-is-a-trade-mark\" rel=\"noopener\">trademarks</a> and logos, and avoid references to companies or products and where possible don’t use identifiable props (<em>e.g.,</em> photographs, paintings, posters, sculptures, <a href=\"/articles/best-photography-magazines\" rel=\"noopener\">magazines</a>) that are protected by copyright, unless you get permission from the copyright holder.</li>\n</ol>\n<h2>Examples of producers E&amp;O insurance claims</h2>\n<ul>\n<li>A plaintiff alleges <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\"noopener\">copyright infringement</a> in connection with the use of certain fine art images in a movie of the week. The amount claimed was $900,000.</li>\n<li>A ‘sound alike’ rendition of <a href=\"/articles/blurring-the-lines-of-music-infringement-law-three-perspectives-in-one\" rel=\"noopener\" style=\"background-color: transparent;\">a musician’s song</a><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\"> was used in movie.&nbsp; Musician sued for misappropriation and copyright infringement. The amount claimed was: $65,000.</span></li>\n</ul>\n<p>The <a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\"noopener\">producers errors and omissions policy</a> will provide a lawyer and pay the legal fees to defend the producer that purchased an E&amp;O policy for producers.</p>\n<p>If you would like a no obligation Producers E&amp;O insurance quote, please <strong><a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">click here</a></strong>.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script \" rel=\" noopener\">Producers E&amp;O</a></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\"><em>Front Row is an independent film insurance broker that works on behalf of filmmakers to transfer the risks of filming to insurance companies for the lowest possible cost. Front Row makes sure that filmmakers receive their claim money quickly. Front Row has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Los Angeles.</em></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\">&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script\" rel=\" noopener\">Producer Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p>E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p>","postRssContent":"<p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>","rssSummaryFeaturedImage":"http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/61352/file-1224931990-jpg/6845651011_37e23833d0_o.jpg","rssBody":"<p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>\n<!--more-->\n<ol>\n<li>Avoid the accidental use of real names of people or organizations.</li>\n<li>Avoid identifying someone by a specific job or his/her <img src=\"https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/61352/file-1224931990.jpg\" alt=\"e&amp;o insurance, scripts\" width=\"250\" style=\"width: 250px; float: right; margin: 1px 10px 8px 7px;\">involvement in actual events, even if the name is totally fictional.</li>\n<li>Avoid using real addresses.</li>\n<li>Don’t use real phone numbers, credit card numbers, social insurance numbers, <em>etc.</em></li>\n<li>Get permission for uses of <a href=\"/articles/what-is-a-trade-mark\" rel=\"noopener\">trademarks</a> and logos, and avoid references to companies or products and where possible don’t use identifiable props (<em>e.g.,</em> photographs, paintings, posters, sculptures, <a href=\"/articles/best-photography-magazines\" rel=\"noopener\">magazines</a>) that are protected by copyright, unless you get permission from the copyright holder.</li>\n</ol>\n<h2>Examples of producers E&amp;O insurance claims</h2>\n<ul>\n<li>A plaintiff alleges <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\"noopener\">copyright infringement</a> in connection with the use of certain fine art images in a movie of the week. The amount claimed was $900,000.</li>\n<li>A ‘sound alike’ rendition of <a href=\"/articles/blurring-the-lines-of-music-infringement-law-three-perspectives-in-one\" rel=\"noopener\" style=\"background-color: transparent;\">a musician’s song</a><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\"> was used in movie.&nbsp; Musician sued for misappropriation and copyright infringement. The amount claimed was: $65,000.</span></li>\n</ul>\n<p>The <a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\"noopener\">producers errors and omissions policy</a> will provide a lawyer and pay the legal fees to defend the producer that purchased an E&amp;O policy for producers.</p>\n<p>If you would like a no obligation Producers E&amp;O insurance quote, please <strong><a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">click here</a></strong>.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script \" rel=\" noopener\">Producers E&amp;O</a></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\"><em>Front Row is an independent film insurance broker that works on behalf of filmmakers to transfer the risks of filming to insurance companies for the lowest possible cost. Front Row makes sure that filmmakers receive their claim money quickly. Front Row has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Los Angeles.</em></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\">&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script\" rel=\" noopener\">Producer Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p>E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p>","rssSummary":"<p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. 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The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:</p>\n<!--more-->\n<ol>\n<li>Avoid the accidental use of real names of people or organizations.</li>\n<li>Avoid identifying someone by a specific job or his/her <img src=\"https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/61352/file-1224931990.jpg\" alt=\"e&amp;o insurance, scripts\" width=\"250\" style=\"width: 250px; float: right; margin: 1px 10px 8px 7px;\">involvement in actual events, even if the name is totally fictional.</li>\n<li>Avoid using real addresses.</li>\n<li>Don’t use real phone numbers, credit card numbers, social insurance numbers, <em>etc.</em></li>\n<li>Get permission for uses of <a href=\"/articles/what-is-a-trade-mark\" rel=\"noopener\">trademarks</a> and logos, and avoid references to companies or products and where possible don’t use identifiable props (<em>e.g.,</em> photographs, paintings, posters, sculptures, <a href=\"/articles/best-photography-magazines\" rel=\"noopener\">magazines</a>) that are protected by copyright, unless you get permission from the copyright holder.</li>\n</ol>\n<h2>Examples of producers E&amp;O insurance claims</h2>\n<ul>\n<li>A plaintiff alleges <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\"noopener\">copyright infringement</a> in connection with the use of certain fine art images in a movie of the week. The amount claimed was $900,000.</li>\n<li>A ‘sound alike’ rendition of <a href=\"/articles/blurring-the-lines-of-music-infringement-law-three-perspectives-in-one\" rel=\"noopener\" style=\"background-color: transparent;\">a musician’s song</a><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\"> was used in movie.&nbsp; Musician sued for misappropriation and copyright infringement. The amount claimed was: $65,000.</span></li>\n</ul>\n<p>The <a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\"noopener\">producers errors and omissions policy</a> will provide a lawyer and pay the legal fees to defend the producer that purchased an E&amp;O policy for producers.</p>\n<p>If you would like a no obligation Producers E&amp;O insurance quote, please <strong><a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">click here</a></strong>.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script \" rel=\" noopener\">Producers E&amp;O</a></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\"><em>Front Row is an independent film insurance broker that works on behalf of filmmakers to transfer the risks of filming to insurance companies for the lowest possible cost. Front Row makes sure that filmmakers receive their claim money quickly. Front Row has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Los Angeles.</em></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\">&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script\" rel=\" noopener\">Producer Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p>E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p></span>","publish_immediately":false,"author_email":"nedia@frontrowinsurance.com","rss_body":"<p>Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. 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The amount claimed was $900,000.</li>\n<li>A ‘sound alike’ rendition of <a href=\"/articles/blurring-the-lines-of-music-infringement-law-three-perspectives-in-one\" rel=\"noopener\" style=\"background-color: transparent;\">a musician’s song</a><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\"> was used in movie.&nbsp; Musician sued for misappropriation and copyright infringement. The amount claimed was: $65,000.</span></li>\n</ul>\n<p>The <a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\"noopener\">producers errors and omissions policy</a> will provide a lawyer and pay the legal fees to defend the producer that purchased an E&amp;O policy for producers.</p>\n<p>If you would like a no obligation Producers E&amp;O insurance quote, please <strong><a href=\"/sectors/e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">click here</a></strong>.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/protecting-your-script \" rel=\" noopener\">Producers E&amp;O</a></p>\n<p style=\"font-size: 14px;\"><em>Front Row is an independent film insurance broker that works on behalf of filmmakers to transfer the risks of filming to insurance companies for the lowest possible cost. Front Row makes sure that filmmakers receive their claim money quickly. 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Producers E&O Insurance: Best Practices when Reviewing Scripts

Producers errors and omissions claims can be prevented by following the guidelines on the list below. The list is not meant to be all-encompassing, but is a quick reference:

  1. Avoid the accidental use of real names of people or organizations.
  2. Avoid identifying someone by a specific job or his/her e&o insurance, scriptsinvolvement in actual events, even if the name is totally fictional.
  3. Avoid using real addresses.
  4. Don’t use real phone numbers, credit card numbers, social insurance numbers, etc.
  5. Get permission for uses of trademarks and logos, and avoid references to companies or products and where possible don’t use identifiable props (e.g., photographs, paintings, posters, sculptures, magazines) that are protected by copyright, unless you get permission from the copyright holder.

Examples of producers E&O insurance claims

  • A plaintiff alleges copyright infringement in connection with the use of certain fine art images in a movie of the week. The amount claimed was $900,000.
  • A ‘sound alike’ rendition of a musician’s song was used in movie.  Musician sued for misappropriation and copyright infringement. The amount claimed was: $65,000.

The producers errors and omissions policy will provide a lawyer and pay the legal fees to defend the producer that purchased an E&O policy for producers.

If you would like a no obligation Producers E&O insurance quote, please click here.

Related Post: Producers E&O

Front Row is an independent film insurance broker that works on behalf of filmmakers to transfer the risks of filming to insurance companies for the lowest possible cost. Front Row makes sure that filmmakers receive their claim money quickly. Front Row has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Los Angeles.

 

RELATED LINKS:

E&O Insurance 101 & How to Protect Your Film Project

E&O: What You Need to Know

E&O: Cost

Are you paying for the coverage you need?

Steps to Obtain

Producer Errors and Omissions

E&O: Reviewing Scripts

Distributor Errors and Omissions

Documentary E&O Insurance

Copyright Reports

How much of your film is copyright-able?

Copyright Infringements

Title Reports

Script Clearance Reports

Clearance Procedures

Claims Made vs. Occurrence

Fair Use

False Light Accusations

The value of a lawyer

To get or not get permission: The Social Network

A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&O insurance and preventing litigation

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