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insurer :: legal definition

Insurer - n. an insurance company which agrees to pay someone who pays them for insurance for losses suffered pursuant to the terms of an insurance policy. For this benefit the customer pays the company a fee, called a premium.

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adjuster :: n. an employee (usually a non-lawyer) of an insura ... e company in approving settlements.
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coinsurance :: n. an insurance policy in which the insurance comp ... e insurance company share the risk.
cumis counsel :: n. an attorney employed by a defendant in a lawsui ... fendant be approved by the company.
grace period :: n. a time stated in a contract in which a late pay ... the contract, i.e. your insurance.
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no fault insurance :: n: a type of automobile insurance required of car ... ling lawsuits. See also: negligence
non-contestability clause :: n. an insurance policy provision which requires th ... claim is made by the policyholder.
risk :: n. chances of danger or loss, particularly of prop ... so: assumption of risk risk of loss
subrogation :: n. assuming the legal rights of a person for whom ... also: negligence subrogee subrogor
subrogee :: n. the person or entity that assumes the legal rig ... aid. See also: subrogation subrogor
subrogor :: n. a person or entity that transfers his/her/its l ... ges. See also: subrogation subrogee
title insurance :: n. a policy issued by an insurance company guarant ... : chain of title title title search
title report :: n. the written analysis of the status of title to ... lso: abstract title title insurance

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