Same as term Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance: form of accident insurance that indemnifies or pays a stated benefit to insured or his/her beneficiary in the event of bodily injury or death due to accidental means (other than natural causes). For example, an insured's arm is severed in an accident. A predetermined schedule of payments is used to compensate the insured for this particular loss. The schedule also lists the sums payable for other parts of the body that may be lost, or for death by accident.
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