How is Claim Estimated in General Insurance Policies?

Claims are estimated based on the: Terms decided at the beginning of the policy The type of policy The type of asset insured The Assessors Report All claim payments under general insurance policies will also account for applicable deductible and co-payment clauses before paying the claim amount. Here is how claim is estimated in different […]

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What is General Insurance?

Any insurance other than the life insurance is called as general insurance. There are certain principles that guide any insurance contract, the principle of indemnity being one of them. This principle states that the insured should not profit out of the insurance claim, i.e. insurance contract is supposed to return less than or equal to […]

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What is Franchise Clause in Insurance and How Does It Work?

The Franchise Clause applies the minimum amount of claim acceptable by the insurer. Generally, insurers decide the franchise limit based on the type of insurance and feasibility of recovering the loss from the erring party. Following reasons justify the use of franchise clause: Insurer will try to recover/salvage the loss Cost of recovery/salvage should be […]

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