Waiting Period – The length of time an employee must wait from his/her date of employment or application for coverage, to the date his/her insurance is effective.
Waiver – An agreement attached to a policy which exempts from coverage certain disabilities or injuries that otherwise would be covered by the policy.
Waiver of Premium – A provision in some policies to relieve the insured of premium payments falling due during a period of continuous total disability that has lasted for a specified length of time, such as three or six months.
Will – The legal statement of a person’s wishes concerning the disposal of his or her property after death.
Workers’ Compensation Insurance – Insurance against liability imposed on certain employers to pay benefits and furnish care to employees injured, and to pay benefits to dependents of employees killed in the course of or arising out of their employment.