Definition of "Vicarious Liability" in Insurance?

Answer Vicarious liability in insurance occurs when one person is liable for the negligent actions of another person. Sometimes called imputed liability, vicarious liability attaches responsibility for ha... Read More »

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What is the insurance definition of liability?

Liability insurance essentially protects the insured from the claims of a third party that are usually initiated as a result of negligence by the insured. This is done by the insurance company to h... Read More »

Definition of Civil Liability Insurance?

Civil liability refers to the responsibility an individual or entity has to another individual or entity. There are many relationships where civil liability is apparent: employer to employee, profe... Read More »

What is definition of sunset clause in liability insurance policy?

It has to do with time limits where the policyholder can to bring a claim to the insurance company. Please see related link below!

What type of liability insurance can you get to lease a commercial building for personal non-business use or is an umbrella policy from your homeowners liability insurance enough for the landlord?

Umbrella policies are often written as "following form" which means it only provides coverage if your primary (i.e. homeowners policy) provides coverage. Ask your insurance agent if you need to add... Read More »