• Insurance Underwriters
  • Finance
  • Insurance underwriters review individual applications for insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and determine whether to accept applications.

    What do they typically do

    • Decrease value of policy when the level of risk doesn't meet standards
    • Decline excessive risks
    • Write to field representatives, medical personnel, and others to get additional information, quote rates, or explain company underwriting policies
    • Review company records to determine amount of insurance in force on the basis of a single risk or group of closely related risks
    • Examine documents to determine degree of risk related to factors such as an applicant's financial situation and the value and condition of property
    • Authorize reinsurance of policy when risk is high
    • Evaluate possibility of losses due to catastrophe or excessive insurance

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Video:Insurance Underwriters

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