Will renters insurance cover my employer-owned work laptop if it's damaged or stolen?

My employer gave me a brand-new MacBook so I could work from home. Is it covered by my renters insurance?

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In most cases, your renters insurance policy will not cover your work laptop because it is not your property. However, in the event that your employer finds you liable for damage to or loss of the laptop, you may be able to submit a liability claim under your renters insurance. Check with your insurance company to confirm whether you would be covered in this situation.
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Alexah Grinnell
Answered on Mar 08, 2021
Alexah Grinnell has been working in the insurance industry for 5 years with a primary focus of coverage consulting in the sales department. She has been working for Jerry Insurance since July of 2019 and has also has experience working for AAA and State Farm. She currently lives in Rochester, NY with her husband and 3 kids
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