guaranty insurance

A guaranty or insurance against loss in case a person named shall make a designated default, or be guilty of specified conduct. People ex rel. Kasson v Rose, 174 Ill 310, 51 NE 246. See credit insurance; fidelity guaranty insurance; title insurance.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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