accident policy

Type of business and personal insurance coverage that insures against loss resulting directly from bodily injuries effected during the term of the policy solely through accidental means

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Accident insurance — Insurance In*sur ance, n. [From {Insure}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of insuring, or assuring, against loss or damage by a contingent event; a contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, called premium, one party undertakes to indemnify or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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