Insurance

What is Risk?

Risk

[risk]

noun

1.

Risk is the likelihood that an insured event occurs, that is, an event in which the insurance company is likely to pay out a Claim. Insurance companies use Risk when determining whether to insure a home, car, or individual, and when setting Premiums. People with lower Risk generally pay lower rates, and people with higher Risk generally pay higher rates.

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