Books in Barron's pocket-sized Business Dictionaries series list thousands of specialized terms alphabetically and present concise definitions. The authors of all books in this series are recognized authorities in their special fields. Newly updated editions reflect new technologies and recent business trends. This volume 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 and heavily updated Fourth Edition has been expanded with approximately 200 new terms, and updatings of many other terms to reflect the current state of the insurance industry.