What is FULL INSURANCE?

An INSURANCE contract where the INSURER provides the INSURED with complete coverage of a RISK exposure in exchange for a larger PREMIUM. It can be considered a contract of maximum RISK TRANSFER, and is characterized by a small (or no) DEDUCTIBLE, large POLICY CAP, limited (or no) COINSURANCE, and limited (or no) EXCLUSIONS. Such a policy is most suitable for extremely risk averse companies or individuals. See also PARTIAL INSURANCE.

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