accident insurance


Definition of accident insurance

: insurance against loss through accidental bodily injury to the insured

Examples of accident insurance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its travel accident insurance only covers up to $500,000. Eric Rosen, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Credit Cards That Offer Travel Insurance When Your Trip Doesn't Go As Planned," 6 Aug. 2019 DoorDash’s statement says the company supports a minimum pay standard, occupational accident insurance and protection from discrimination, but did not mention collective bargaining rights. Washington Post, "Rideshare, delivery apps pledge $90M California ballot fight," 31 Aug. 2019 The Chase Sapphire Reserve's trip cancellation/interruption insurance maxes out at $10,000 per person or $20,000 per trip, with travel accident insurance worth up to $1 million. Eric Rosen, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Credit Cards That Offer Travel Insurance When Your Trip Doesn't Go As Planned," 6 Aug. 2019 Third, gig companies should pay into a robust industry-wide fund to ensure workers have access to benefits like on-the-job accident insurance, career development programs, disability and long-term retirement savings, and health care. Bastian Lehmann For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, "Postmates CEO: Gig workers deserve a better deal than we have given them," 18 July 2019 By contrast, the Platinum Card from American Express offers only $500,000 in travel accident insurance, up to $3,000 for lost luggage, and no trip delay or cancellation coverage. Eric Rosen, Condé Nast Traveler, "AmEx Platinum vs. Chase Sapphire Reserve—What's the Better Travel Card?," 17 June 2019 AIG’s Personal Insurance business includes auto, property and accident insurance, and its Private Client Group serves wealthy clients. Leslie Scism, WSJ, "AIG Signs Deal With United Airlines for Travel Insurance," 18 Oct. 2017 Over the next several decades, the initial law would be expanded with accident insurance (1884), disability insurance (1889) and unemployment insurance (1927)—and before long, the rest of Europe had taken note of Germany’s program. Lorraine Boissoneault, Smithsonian, "Bismarck Tried to End Socialism’s Grip—By Offering Government Healthcare," 14 July 2017

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First Known Use of accident insurance

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of accident insurance was in 1851

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“Accident insurance.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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Legal Definition of accident insurance

: insurance against loss to the insured through accidental bodily injury

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