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Peril

The designated contingency, risk, or hazard against which an insured seeks to protect himself or herself when purchasing a policy of insurance.

Among the various types of perils for which insurance coverage is available are fire, theft, illness, and death.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

PERIL. The accident by which a thing is lost Lee,. Dr. Rom. 911.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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10, 2019, has risen to A$1.22 billion (US$827.1 million), according to PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides catastrophe insurance data.
The insurance industry must wake up to the growing cost of "secondary" catastrophe perils, which amounted to more than 60 percent of the $76 billion price tag for insured natural catastrophe losses during 2018, according to Swiss Re Institute's latest sigma study.
In any case, merchants know that beyond the "All Risk" perils of their commodity policy are the 'war' perils, and in between the 'strikes and riots' perils.
The SC said that both the RTC and the CA agreed that Ayala land cannot recover from its Commercial 'All Risks' Collective Policy (COMMAR Policy) with Standard Insurance since the loss or damage to property was caused by an excluded peril under the policy.
Perils AG basically provides catastrophe insurance market data directly collected from insurance companies that write property businesses in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
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Moreover, we find that after the natural mega-catastrophe Hurricane Katrina, the premiums for hurricane perils increased significantly.
In Out of Time leading Australian feminist thinker Lynne Segal examines her life and surveys the work and lives of other writers and artists to explore the pleasures and perils of growing old.
They are defined as primary perils due to substantial economic losses they can cause.
Critique: Simply stated, "Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality" should be considered as an essential, indispensable, fundamentally necessary addition to both community and academic library Social Issues reference collections in general, and Income Inequality supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
Critique: A deftly written, uproariously funny, exceptionally entertaining novel, "The Perils of Pauline" clearly document author Collette Yvonne as a gifted author of the first order.