Other types

Closed community self-insurance

Some communities prefer to create virtual insurance amongst themselves by other means than contractual risk transfer, which assigns explicit numerical values to risk. A number of religious groups, including the Amish and some Muslim groups, depend on support provided by their communities when disasters strike.  The risk presented by any given person is assumed collectively by the community …

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Casualty Insurance

Casualty Insurance Casualty insurance insures against accidents, not necessarily tied to any specific property. It is a broad spectrum of insurance that a number of other types of insurance could be classified, such as auto, workers compensation, and some liability insurances. ·         Crime insurance is a form of casualty insurance that covers the policyholder against losses arising from …

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Credit Insurance

Credit insurance repays some or all of a loan when certain circumstances arise to the borrower such as unemployment, disability, or death. ·         Mortgage insurance insures the lender against default by the borrower. Mortgage insurance is a form of credit insurance, although the name “credit insurance” more often is used to refer to policies that cover other kinds …

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