Books in Barron's pocket-sized Business Dictionaries series list thousands of specialized terms alphabetically and present concise definitions. The authors of books in this series are recognized authorities in their fields. Newly updated editions reflect new technologies, their business applications, and recent business trends. This book defines more than 4,200 insurance terms that should be understood by agents, brokers, actuaries, underwriters, personnel professionals dealing with employee-benefit programs, and consumers who need to understand the insurance policies they plan to buy. Terminology covers life, health, property, and casualty insurance, as well as retirement plans. This new, heavily updated edition has been expanded with approximately 200 new terms, and updatings of many other terms to reflect the current state of the insurance industry.