Definitions for "Accidental Death Benefits"
A provision added to a life insurance policy for payment of an additional benefit if death is caused by an accident. This provision is often referred to as "double indemnity."
If a policy includes an accidental death benefit, the cause of death will be examined to determine whether the Insured´s death meets the policy´s definition of accidental.
A rider added to a policy that provides an additional benefit if the insured dies from accidental causes.