Jargon Buster

We’re committed to helping our customers understand insurance. Here’s a list of common words and phrases you will come across in your policy and when making your decisions.
All | A B C D E F I L N P R S U V
There are 2 entries in this directory beginning with the letter U.
Under Insurance
If you insure an asset for less than its full replacement value any claim you make will be reduced in direct proportion. In simple terms if you insure an asset for £100,000 and its full replacement value is £200,000 you are 50% under-insured, so any claim you make will be reduced by 50%.
Underwriter
A person employed by an insurer who is responsible to assess a risk on the basis of the information provided and calculate the premium required.

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