accident insurance

noun

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 Long-term disability and accident insurance, for example. Wagmo, Forbes, 3 May 2022 Also, note that some health insurance policies cover personal accident insurance. John Scarpinato, Outside Online, 17 Apr. 2015 The fee will also be used to cover accident insurance for foreigners who can't pay themselves. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 13 Jan. 2022 The Democrat from the Chicago suburb of Northbrook introduced legislation earlier this week that would have amended the state's codes for health and accident insurance. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 10 Dec. 2021 The employer’s insurance refused to cover the workplace accident insurance claim. Washington Post, 10 Dec. 2021 Compared to what those workers have now, which is pretty much zilch, the benefits being offered look great: health care stipends for some, the chance to accrue up to 40 hours of sick time per year, family and medical leave, accident insurance. BostonGlobe.com, 4 Aug. 2021 Year-round, there’s a laundry list of perks, including travel accident insurance and trip cancellation/interruption insurance. Caroline Lupini, USA TODAY, 25 June 2021 Proposition 22 also requires gig companies to contribute to accident insurance, workers’ compensation, and a healthcare subsidy, but only for drivers who drive a certain number of hours each week. Aarian Marshall, Wired, 17 Mar. 2021 See More

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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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13 May 2022

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“Accident insurance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accident%20insurance. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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accident insurance

noun

Legal Definition of accident insurance

: insurance against loss to the insured through accidental bodily injury

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