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Property insurance

Index Property insurance

Property insurance provides protection against most risks to property, such as fire, theft and some weather damage. [1]

43 relations: Actual cash value, Benjamin Franklin, Bill (law), Blue chip (stock market), Boiler insurance, Builder's risk insurance, Charlie Crist, Colonial history of the United States, Depreciation, Deregulation, Earthquake, Earthquake insurance, Economics, Eliot Spitzer, Federal jury, Fire department, Fire insurance mark, Flood, Flood insurance, Great Fire of London, Hamburger Feuerkasse, Hand in Hand Fire & Life Insurance Society, Home insurance, Hurricane Katrina, India, Insurable interest, Insurance, Larry Silverstein, Lightning, London, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Nicholas Barbon, Nuclear and radiation accidents and incidents, Owner-occupancy, Perpetual insurance, Philadelphia Contributionship, Property, Renters' insurance, RSA Insurance Group, St. Martin's Lane, Terrorism, Vehicle insurance, World Trade Center (1973–2001).

Actual cash value

In the property and casualty insurance industry, Actual Cash Value (ACV) is a method of valuing insured property, or the value computed by that method.

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (April 17, 1790) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

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Bill (law)

A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature.

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Blue chip (stock market)

A blue chip is stock in a corporation with a national reputation for quality, reliability, and the ability to operate profitably in good times and bad.

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Boiler insurance

Boiler insurance (Boiler cover) is a type of insurance that covers repairs and in some instances, the replacement of a home boiler.

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Builder's risk insurance

Builder's risk insurance is a special type of property insurance which indemnifies against damage to buildings while they are under construction.

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Charlie Crist

Charles Joseph Crist Jr. (born July 24, 1956) is an American attorney and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for since 2017.

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Colonial history of the United States

The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European colonization of the Americas from the start of colonization in the early 16th century until their incorporation into the United States of America.

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In accountancy, depreciation refers to two aspects of the same concept.

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Deregulation is the process of removing or reducing state regulations, typically in the economic sphere.

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An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.

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Earthquake insurance

Earthquake insurance is a form of property insurance that pays the policyholder in the event of an earthquake that causes damage to the property.

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Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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Eliot Spitzer

Eliot Laurence Spitzer (born June 10, 1959) is a retired American politician, attorney, and educator.

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Federal jury

A federal jury, in the United States, is impaneled to try federal civil cases and to indict and try those accused by United States Attorneys of federal crimes.

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Fire department

A fire department (American English) or fire brigade (British English), also known as a fire protection district, fire authority or fire and rescue service is an organization that primarily provides firefighting services for a specific geographic area.

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Fire insurance mark

Fire insurance marks are metal plaques marked with the emblem of the insurance company which were affixed to the front of insured buildings as a guide to the insurance company's fire brigade.

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A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.

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Flood insurance

Flood insurance denotes the specific insurance coverage against property loss from flooding.

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Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 of September 1666.

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Hamburger Feuerkasse

Hamburger Feuerkasse (Hamburg Fire Office) is the first officially established fire insurance company in the world,Anzovin, p. 121 The first fire insurance company was the Hamburger Feuerkasse (a.k.a. Hamburger General-Feur-Cassa), established in December 1676 by the Ratsherren (city council) of Hamburg (now in Germany). and the oldest existing insurance enterprise available to the public, having started in 1676.

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Hand in Hand Fire & Life Insurance Society

The Hand in Hand Fire & Life Insurance Society was one of the oldest British insurance companies.

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Home insurance

Home insurance, also commonly called homeowner's insurance (often abbreviated in the US real estate industry as HOI), is a type of property insurance that covers a private residence.

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Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Insurable interest

Insurable interest, It exists when an insured person derives a financial or other kind of benefit from the continuous existence, without impairment or damage, of the insured object (or in the case of a person, their continued survival).

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Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss.

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Larry Silverstein

Larry A. Silverstein (born May 30, 1931) is an American businessman.

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Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs typically during a thunderstorm.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and affiliated companies is a group of large U.S. insurance and financial services companies based in Columbus, OH.

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Nicholas Barbon

Nicholas Barbon (1640 – 1698) was an English economist, physician, and financial speculator.

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Nuclear and radiation accidents and incidents

A nuclear and radiation accident is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "an event that has led to significant consequences to people, the environment or the facility." Examples include lethal effects to individuals, radioactive isotope to the environment, or reactor core melt." The prime example of a "major nuclear accident" is one in which a reactor core is damaged and significant amounts of radioactive isotopes are released, such as in the Chernobyl disaster in 1986.

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Owner-occupancy or home-ownership is a form of housing tenure where a person, called the owner-occupier, owner-occupant, or home owner, owns the home in which he/she lives.

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Perpetual insurance

Perpetual insurance is a type of homeowners insurance policy written to have no term, or date, when the policy expires.

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Philadelphia Contributionship

The Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss by Fire is the oldest property insurance company in the United States.

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Property, in the abstract, is what belongs to or with something, whether as an attribute or as a component of said thing.

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Renters' insurance

Renters' insurance, often called tenants' insurance, is an insurance policy that provides some of the benefits of homeowners' insurance, but does not include coverage for the dwelling, or structure, with the exception of small alterations that a tenant makes to the structure.

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RSA Insurance Group

RSA Insurance Group plc (trading as RSA, formerly Royal and Sun Alliance) is a British multinational general insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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St. Martin's Lane


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Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim.

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Vehicle insurance

Vehicle insurance (also known as car insurance, motor insurance or auto insurance) is insurance for cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other road vehicles.

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World Trade Center (1973–2001)

The original World Trade Center was a large complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Property_insurance

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