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Personal Accident insurance

You should buy a personal accident policy because it plugs an important hole in your insurance portfolio. Firstly, it will provide financial support to the policyholder if he is disabled after an accident. Secondly, the magnitude of the mishap doesn't matter; even minor ones like falling off a bicycle and breaking an arm, or fracturing a leg while playing football are covered by the policy.

The daily cost works out to a very meager amount.  A basic personal accident cover against death and permanent total disability is already built into a motor insurance policy. You can enhance the cover by paying extra.

Insurance companies offer a higher cover and a wider range of benefits, but the premium rates are higher too. You can take a cover of up to 8 times your annual salary. Apart from the basic death and permanent disability cover, you can buy additional protection against partial and temporary disability, even loss of livelihood. "A personal accident policy covers the buyer against costs that can shatter him financially,"