factory mutual

Dictionary of Insurance Terms for: factory mutual
factory mutual

organization of a group of insurers composed of mutual property and casualty insurance companies, a subsidiary stock insurance company, and a subsidiary safety engineering company. Their objective is to provide insurance and safety engineering services for large manufacturing companies, substantial housing projects, public institutions, and educational institutions. Coverage includes the perils of fire, explosion, windstorm, riot, civil commotion, sprinkler leakage, malicious mischief, damage to vehicles, and damage to aircraft. Field offices staffed by salaried personnel deal directly with insureds; there is no agency field force.

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