KINDS OF INSURANCE — LIMITS OF RISK — REINSURANCE
41-506. "Casualty insurance" defined. (1) "Casualty insurance" includes:
(a) Vehicle insurance. Insurance against loss of or damage to any land vehicle or aircraft or any draft or riding animal or to property while contained therein or thereon or being loaded or unloaded therein or therefrom, from any hazard or cause, and against any loss, liability or expense resulting from or incidental to ownership, maintenance or use of any such vehicle, aircraft or animal; and provision of medical, hospital, surgical, disability benefits to injured persons and funeral and death benefits to dependents, beneficiaries, or personal representatives of persons killed, irrespective of legal liability of the insured, when issued as an incidental coverage with or supplemental to insurance on the vehicle, aircraft or animal.
(b) Automobile guaranty. Insurance of the mechanical condition, or freedom from defective or worn parts or equipment, of motor vehicles.
(c) Liability insurance. Insurance against legal liability for the death, injury, or disability of any human being, or for damage to property; and provision of medical, hospital, surgical, disability benefits to injured persons and funeral and death benefits to dependents, beneficiaries or personal representatives of persons killed, irrespective of legal liability of the insured, when issued as an incidental coverage with or supplemental to liability insurance.
(d) Workmen’s compensation. Insurance of the obligations accepted by, imposed upon, or assumed by employers under law for death, disablement, or injury of employees.
(e) Burglary and theft. Insurance against loss or damage by burglary, theft, larceny, robbery, forgery, fraud, vandalism, malicious mischief, confiscation, or wrongful conversion, disposal, or concealment, or from any attempt at any of the foregoing; including supplemental coverage for medical, hospital, surgical, and funeral expense incurred by the named insured or any other person as a result of bodily injury during the commission of a burglary, robbery, or theft by another; also insurance against loss of or damage to moneys, coins, bullion, securities, notes, drafts, acceptances, or any other valuable papers and documents, resulting from any cause.
(f) Personal property floater. Insurance upon personal effects against loss or damage from any cause, under a personal property floater.
(g) Glass. Insurance against loss or damage to glass, including its lettering, ornamentation, and fittings.
(h) Boiler and machinery. Insurance against any liability and loss or damage to property or interest resulting from accidents to or explosions of boilers, pipes, pressure containers, machinery, or apparatus, and to make inspection of and issue certificates of inspection upon boilers, machinery, and apparatus of any kind, whether or not insured.
(i) Leakage and fire extinguishing equipment. Insurance against loss or damage to any property or interest caused by the breakage or leakage of sprinklers, hoses, pumps, and other fire extinguishing equipment or apparatus, water pipes or containers, or by water entering through leaks or openings in buildings, and insurance against loss or damage to such sprinklers, hoses, pumps, and other fire extinguishing equipment or apparatus.
(j) Credit. Insurance against loss or damage resulting from failure of debtors to pay their obligations to the insured.
(k) Malpractice. Insurance against legal liability of the insured, and against loss, damage, or expense incidental to a claim of such liability, and including medical, hospital, surgical, and funeral benefits to injured persons, irrespective of legal liability of the insured, arising out of the death, injury or disablement of any person, or arising out of damage to the economic interest of any person, as the result of negligence in rendering expert, fiduciary, or professional service.
(l) Congenital defects. Insurance against congenital defects in human beings.
(m) Livestock. Insurance against loss or damage to livestock, and services of a veterinary for such animals.
(n) Elevator. Insurance against loss of or damage to any property of the insured, resulting from the ownership, maintenance or use of elevators, except loss or damage by fire, and to make inspections of and issue certificates of inspection upon, elevators.
(o) Entertainments. Insurance indemnifying the producer of any motion picture, television, radio, theatrical, sport, spectacle, entertainment, or similar production, event, or exhibition against loss from interruption, postponement, or cancelation thereof due to death, accidental injury, or sickness of perfomers [performers], participants, directors, or other principals.
(p) Failure to file certain instruments. Insurance against loss resulting from failure to file or record written instruments affecting the title of or creating a lien upon personal property.
(q) Miscellaneous. Miscellaneous casualty insurance shall include, but not be limited to, credit unemployment insurance indemnifying a debtor for installment or other periodic payments on the indebtedness while a debtor suffers a loss of income due to involuntary unemployment. Insurance against any other kind of loss, damage, or liability properly a subject of insurance and not within any other kind of insurance as defined in this chapter, if such insurance is not disapproved by the director as being contrary to law or public policy.
(2) Provision of medical, hospital, surgical, and funeral benefits, and of coverage against accidental death or injury, as incidental to and part of other insurance as stated under subdivisions (a) (vehicle), (c) (liability), (e) (burglary), and (k) (malpractice) of subsection (1) shall for all purposes be deemed to be the same kind of insurance to which it is so incidental, and shall not be subject to provisions of this code applicable to life or disability insurances.
[41-506, added 1961, ch. 330, sec. 115, p. 645; am. 1979, ch. 314, sec. 1, p. 846.]