- Actual Notice
The actual knowledge that a person has a particular fact; direct knowledge.
One concerned with the application of probability and statistical theory to insurance, utilizing the law of large numbers.
Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance. A limited form of Health insurance that covers accident only. It is the only type of Health insurance that covers death. AD&D policies do not follow the Principle of Indemnity, in that they pay in addition to any other coverage the insured has.
- Ad Valorem Tax
A tax levied according to the value of a property; generally used in reference to real estate.
Accidental Death Benefit (also known as Double Indemnity). A rider added to a Life policy that will pay double the face amount if the insured dies as a result of accident, generally within 90 days of the accident.
Any provision added to a contract, or an addition to a contract that expands modifies or enhances the clarity of the agreement. To be part of the contract and legally enforceable, an addendum must be referenced within the contract.
- Additional Insured
A person, firm, or corporation other than the Named Insured on a policy, or a lender named in a mortgage clause, who is protected against loss by the terms of the policy.
- Additional Living Expenses
A coverage designed to reimburse the insured for an increase in living expenses necessitated by loss to the dwelling. This Indirect Loss must be the result of Direct Loss by a covered Peril.
- Additional Principal Payment
A payment by a borrower of more than the scheduled principal amount due in order to reduce the remaining balance on the loan.
Lying next to but not necessarily in contact with.