Insurance is a term that many people today understand. But in a nutshell, it is where a company that provides that service agrees to compensate you in the event of certain situations that may happen in your life. A simple telephone call to a CSR (customer service representative) will give you the required information you need based on the type of policy you want or the claim you wish to make. But the initial step is to get yourself the right plan. In this article let us explore the types of coverages offered by most insurance corporations.
This is perhaps the most common policy today. Many people like to get one because they understand that accidents and mishaps can happen at any time. A life cover can be obtained after a medical check-up has been carried out to the satisfaction of the service provider. The insured party will then have a to pay a monthly or yearly premium which will be calculated based on the amount of the cover and what clauses are included. One must ensure they get all the clear information before accepting any policy so that you will also know about any exclusions.
In most countries, it is illegal to drive a car or motorbike on public roads without any proper insurance. These covers are primarily designed to protect the driver, passengers, vehicle and also third party damages. When anyone purchases a new car, most car dealerships will include the first year insurance in the price which may be expended with the same company or the car owner may opt to go to another service provider.
Also, rather common these days due to the increase in theft and also other natural disasters. These policies will cover building which could be a house or commercial property, and also the assets inside them like furniture on in case of business the machinery inside the structure. These policies are issued after a valuation of the property and items inside are completed. The holder of the policy must inform the insurance company of any additions of items from time to time in order to have them covered too.
It is always prudent to have an insurance policy for the above areas in one’s life. There are many other policies such as travel, medical, project, employee insurances which all cover various aspects of daily life. When considering a policy make sure you get all the required information first.