[in-shoo r-er, -shur-]
Origin of insurer
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Examples from the Web for insurer
It then helped design and implement the bailout of insurer AIG, which, like Bear Stearns, was not regulated by the Fed.The Incredible 'Wussiness' Of The Fed Vs Goldman Sachs—Caught On Tape
September 26, 2014
Therefore, in many cases the insurer pays the physician nothing out of your insurance premium.
Therefore, the insurer is paying your primary care doctor $72 a year per patient—out of the $7,200 a year paid to the insurer.
When she called, the insurer tried to steer her to a plan that cost around $500 a month more.Health Care's Resistors and Adapters
March 11, 2014
Clinton said that at one point he was “terrified” there would be no private competition, that only one insurer would show up.Bill Clinton and Obama Sell Obamacare at the Clinton Global Initiative
September 25, 2013
A carrier is no longer an insurer for the safe carrying of goods.
In other words, the railway is not an insurer of life, as it is of goods or other merchandise.
First, it isn't a risk any insurer would take, in the circumstances.The Red Triangle
A common carrier of goods is liable as an insurer of the goods.
Essentially, it was a bet between the insurer and the insured.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce
- a person or company offering insurance policies in return for premiums
- a person or thing that insures
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Word Origin and History for insurer
1650s, agent noun from insure.
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