- An insurance policy that covers the losses and damages resulting from an insured entity's legal responsibilities or negligence. For example, liability insurance can be used to cover liability resulting from a customer slipping on a patch of ice on a business' premises. Also known as "third party insurance."
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Related Terms and Acronyms
- Automobile Liability Insurance — Definition,
- Insurance coverage for damages caused in traffic collisions.
- Consignment Insurance — Definition,
- Insurance for assets on loan, consignment, in transfer of ownership, or up for auction.
- Employers Liability Insurance (ELI) — Acronym,
- Insurance purchased to cover businesses for liability from workplace accidents.
- General Liability Insurance — Definition,
- Insurance that protects individuals and businesses from a number of potential liabilities.
- Indemnity — Definition,
- An arrangement where one party assumes liability for another party.
- Insurance (insur) — Abbreviation,
- An arrangement where one party provides financial protection to another party for specific damages or losses.
- Insurance Institute of America (IIA) — Company,
- An organization in America for developing curriculums, administrating examinations and providing certification programs for professionals in various insurance industries.
- Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC) — Company Est. 1899, Canada,
- A group of insurance professionals who work together to provide education and training programs, professional development, and networking for students and insurance professionals.
- Insurance Proceeds — Definition,
- The benefits received by an individual after a claim has been verified.
- Joint Liability — Definition,
- The responsibility of two or more people to repay a debt
- Liability — Definition,
- A situation where one party is found to be legally responsible for something.
- Loss Payable Clause — Definition,
- An insurance policy provision for payment of a claim to someone, other than the insured's interest in the insured property. This clause basically allows an insurer to make payments to a third party in certain circumstances.
- Malpractice Insurance — Definition,
- Insurance that covers professionals from liability due to their own negligence or intentional harm.
- Personal Lines — Definition,
- Property and/or casualty insurance policies of individuals or whole families.
- Policy — Definition,
- An insurance contract.
- A set of rules or guidelines.
- Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) — Acronym, Very Important,
- Insurance that covers professionals for liabilities occurring due to negligence or harm in a product or service they provide.
- Tortfeasor — Definition,
- A party who commits a tort (a civil wrong).