Residual Market

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Residual Market

Residual Market

Insurance market systems for various lines of coverage (most often workers compensation, personal automobile liability, and property insurance). They serve as a coverage source of last resort for firms and individuals who have been rejected by voluntary market insurers. Residual markets require insurers writing specific coverage lines in a given state to assume the profits or losses accruing from insuring that state's residual risks in proportion to their share of the total voluntary market premiums written in that state.

More Insurance Terms And Definitions

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines insurance as:

a: The business of insuring persons or property.

b: Coverage by contract whereby one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by a specified contingency or peril.

c: The sum for which something is insured.

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