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Types of Insurance

Types of insurance

Any risk that can be quantified can potentially be insured. Among the different types of commercially available insurance are:

Types of insurance--Automobile insurance
known in the UK as motor insurance, is probably the most common form of insurance and may cover both legal liability claims against the driver and loss of or damage to the insured's vehicle itself.
Throughout most of the United States an auto insurance policy is required to legally operate a motor vehicle on public roads.
In some jurisdictions, bodily injury compensation for automobile accident victims has been changed to a no fault system, which reduces or eliminates the ability to sue for compensation but provides automatic eligibility for benefits.

Types of insurance--Aviation insurance
insures against hull, spares, deductible, hull war and liability risks.

Types of insurance--Boiler insurance
(also known as boiler and machinery insurance or equipment breakdown insurance) insures against accidental phys…