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  1. Risk, Responsibility, Reality • This video clip provides an overview of insurance policies • Risk, Responsibility, Reality Video Clip • http://www.griffithfoundation.org/auto-insurance/auto-insurance-30-minutes/

  2. Insurance Take Charge of Your Finances 1.10.1.G1

  3. Risk • Risk is the uncertainty about a situation’s outcome • This can be an unpredictable event which leads to loss or damage

  4. Insurance Terminology • Insurance is an arrangement between an individual (consumer) and an insurer (insurance company) to protect the individual against risk • A policy is a contract between the individual and the insurer specifying the terms of the insurance arrangements

  5. Insurance Terminology • A policyholder is a consumer who purchases the policy • A premium is a fee paid to the insurer to be covered under specified terms • A deductible is the amount paid out of pocket by the policy holder for the initial portion of a loss before the insurance coverage begins

  6. Types of Insurance • Types of insurance can include: • Automobile • Health • Life • Disability • Homeowners/Renters

  7. Automobile Insurance • Automobile Insurance is an arrangement between an individual (consumer) and insurer (insurance company) to protect the individual against risk from automobile accidents

  8. Automobile Insurance Types • There are four types of coverage for Automobile Insurance: • Liability insurance • Medical payment insurance • Uninsured or underinsured motorists insurance • Physical damage insurance • Collision • Comprehensive

  9. Liability Insurance • Liability Insurance covers the insured if injuries or damages are caused to other people or their property • It is the minimum amount of insurance required by law for automobiles

  10. Medical Payment insurance • Medical Payment Insurance covers injuries sustained by the driver of the insured vehicle or any passenger regardless of fault • It also covers family members injured as passengers or if injured as a pedestrian

  11. Uninsured motorists insurance • Uninsured or Underinsured Motorists Insurance covers injury or damage to the driver, passengers, or the vehicle caused by a driver with insufficient insurance

  12. Physical damage insurance • Physical Damage Insurance covers damages caused to the vehicle • Collision – covers a collision with another object, car, or from a rollover • Comprehensive – covers all physical damage losses except collision and other specified losses

  13. Health Insurance • In 2008 there were more than 43 million Americans or 14 percent of the population without health insurance (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hdi.htm) • Health insurance provides protection against financial losses resulting from injury, illness, and disability • Health insurance may cover hospital, surgical, dental, vision, long-term care, prescription, or other major expenditures • Health insurance may be purchased by the individual or through their employer

  14. Life Insurance • Life insurance is a contract between an insurer and policyholder specifying a sum to be paid to a beneficiary upon the insured’s death • The contract is a policy which states the amount to be paid to the beneficiary upon the insured person’s death

  15. Life Insurance • A beneficiary is the recipient of any policy proceeds if the insured person dies • A dependent is a person who relies on someone else financially

  16. What Covers This Risk? • You hit and injure a pedestrian in a crosswalk Automobile!

  17. What Covers This Risk? • After losing her husband to a heart attack, the wife is left alone to care for 2 children Life!

  18. What Covers This Risk? • You need a cast after breaking an ankle while roller-blading Health!

  19. Disability Insurance • Disability Insurance replaces a portion of one’s income if they become unable to work due to illness or injury

  20. Homeowner’s/Renter’s Insurance • Homeowner’s Insurance combines property and liability insurance into one policy to protect a home from damage costs due to perils. • A peril is an event which can cause a financial loss like fire, falling trees, lightning and others

  21. Property Insurance • Property Insurance protects the insured from financial losses due to destruction or damage to property or possessions • Liability Insurance protects the insured party from being held liable for other’s financial losses • Homeowner’s insurance should cover the replacement cost which will pay to rebuild the home if it is completely destroyed

  22. Renter’s Insurance • Renter’s Insurance protects the insured from loss of the contents of the dwelling rather than the dwelling itself • Renter’s insurance may be provided by a parent or guardian while an individual is still a full time student or under the age of 18 • However, each policy is different and should be inspected by the policy holder

  23. What Covers This Risk? • Your apartment is broken into and your computer is stolen Renters!

  24. What Covers This Risk? • You are injured in an automobile accident and are unable to work for 2 months Disability!

  25. What Covers This Risk? • Your garage was destroyed by a fire which started by a lightning bolt hitting your home Homeowners!

  26. Conclusion • Review the following terms and concepts: • Risk • Insurance • Policy • Policyholder • Premium • Deductible • Types of Insurance

  27. What Covers This Risk? • Sick at home from food poisoning after eating a carnival corndog Nothing!

  28. What Covers This Risk? • You have brake failure. You hit a telephone pole and cause damage to the front of the car Automobile!

  29. What Covers This Risk? • You get pulled over and receive a speeding ticket on your way to the mall Nothing!

  30. What Covers This Risk? • A daughter, who is financially responsible for her mother’s nursing home bills, dies from an undetected heart defect Life!

  31. What Covers This Risk? • A doctor diagnoses a child with tonsillitis during a visit to a clinic Health!

  32. KWL Chart • Reference the W column on your worksheet • Were there any questions you were unable to answer from the video? • Can you answer those questions now based upon the content? • If so, what are the answers? • Record the new information in the L column • If not, what additional questions do you have?