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EXCESS INSURANCE Definition & Legal Meaning

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Any INSURANCE coverage that an INSURED arranges over and above the primary insurance contract, such as an UMBRELLA POLICY. Excess insurance is generally designed to protect against losses from LIABILITY or unexpected damage that are not adequately covered through the primary contract. Also known as EXCESS POLICY.


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