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insure

(in-shoor′) [ME. insuren, ensuren]
1. To make sure or certain.
2. To make safe or secure.
3. To protect against injury, loss, or expense.
4. To make a contract specifying the terms of such protection.
5. To buy or sell insurance.
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23, in order to cancel a policy based upon a "willful or reckless act", the act or omission must also "increase the hazard insured against.
According to a copy of the agreement known as the ASEAN Scheme of Compulsory Motor Vehicle Insurance obtained by Kyodo News, vehicles and their operators must be ''adequately insured against death or bodily injuries and/or property damage arising from road traffic accidents in the territories'' of the other country.
This reflects the attempt by the industries who created the claims and those who have willingly or unwillingly insured against the claims, a crude effort at risk transfer.
After all, Hangarter had an occupational policy and was insured against losses stemming from her inability to perform her occupation as a chiropractor.
Two of the first steps in providing insurance against cyberrisk are defining the scope of the threat and then developing policy forms and endorsements specifying coverage terms and conditions, including the perils and causes of loss insured against.
With minor wording variations, the policy sue-and-labor clauses generally provide that "in case of actual or imminent loss or damage by a peril insured against, it shall, without prejudice to this insurance, be lawful and necessary for the Insured.