33-1-206. Casualty insurance. (1) Casualty insurance includes:
(a) vehicle insurance, which is insurance against loss of or damage to any land vehicle or aircraft or any draft or riding animal or to property while contained in or on or being loaded or unloaded in or from a land vehicle, aircraft, or animal from any hazard or cause and against any loss, liability, or expense resulting from or incidental to ownership, maintenance, or use of any land vehicle, aircraft, or animal, together with insurance against accidental death or accidental injury to individuals, including the named insured, while in, entering, alighting from, adjusting, or repairing or when caused by being struck by a land vehicle, aircraft, or draft or riding animal, if the insurance is issued as an incidental part of insurance on the land vehicle, aircraft, or draft or riding animal;
(b) liability insurance, which is insurance against legal liability for the death, injury, or disability of any human being or for damage to property and the provision of medical, hospital, surgical, and 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;
(c) workers' compensation and employer's liability, which is insurance of the obligations accepted by, imposed upon, or assumed by employers under law for death, disablement, or injury of employees;
(d) (i) burglary and theft, which is insurance against loss or damage by burglary, theft, robbery, forgery, fraud, deceptive practices, vandalism, criminal 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; and
(ii) insurance against loss of or damage to money, coins, bullion, securities, notes, drafts, acceptances, or any other valuable papers and documents, resulting from any cause;
(e) personal property floater, which is insurance upon personal effects against loss or damage from any cause under a personal property floater;
(f) glass, which is insurance against loss or damage to glass, including its lettering, ornamentation, and fittings;
(g) boiler and machinery, which is insurance against any liability and loss or damage to property or interest resulting from accident to or explosions of boilers, pipes, pressure containers, machinery, or apparatus and from making inspection of and issuing certificates of inspection upon boilers, machinery, and apparatus of any kind, whether or not insured;
(h) leakage and fire extinguishing equipment, which is 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 the sprinklers, hoses, pumps, and other fire extinguishing equipment or apparatus;
(i) credit, which is insurance against loss or damage resulting from failure of debtors to pay their obligations to the insured;
(j) malpractice, which is insurance against legal liability of the insured and against loss, damage, or expense incidental to a claim of liability, 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;
(k) elevator, which is 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 from making inspection of and issuing certificates of inspection upon elevators;
(l) livestock, which is insurance against loss or damage to livestock and for services of a veterinarian for livestock;
(m) entertainments, which is 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 cancellation because of death, accidental injury, or sickness of performers, participants, directors, or other principals;
(n) mechanical breakdown pursuant to 33-1-214;
(o) prepaid legal pursuant to 33-1-215;
(p) involuntary unemployment pursuant to 33-1-216;
(q) gap pursuant to 33-1-217;
(r) miscellaneous, which is 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 part, if the insurance is not disapproved by the commissioner 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 subsections (1)(a) (vehicle), (1)(b) (liability), (1)(d) (burglary), and (1)(j) (malpractice) must for all purposes be considered to be the same kind of insurance to which it is incidental and is not subject to provisions of this code applicable to life or disability insurances.
History: En. Sec. 76, Ch. 286, L. 1959; amd. Sec. 49, Ch. 359, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 40-2905; amd. Sec. 9, Ch. 227, L. 2001.