Definitions for "Capital Sum"
In health insurance, the amount provided for the loss of life, or of two bodily members (such as arms or legs), or the sight of both eyes, or the loss of any two members and/or eyes. Indemnities for loss of one member of the sight of one eye are usually percentages of the capital sum. Often used interchangeably with principal sum or accidental death benefit.
a lump sum of money paid by an insurance company (after an accident, on retirement, etc.).
The maximum lump sum payable if accidental death or mutilation occurs.
Used in relation to Money Market. The amount of money invested on which interest is earned.