Broad Form

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A policy affording more liberal benefits, or in fire insurance, an endorsement that grants broader or additional coverage to a basic policy. A broad form is usually added standard fire and extended coverage policies. For example, on a dwelling policy, broad form usually adds the following: vandalism, glass breakage, falling trees, weight of ice, snow or sleet, collapse. If added to a commercial fire policy, it might include vandalism, falling objects, weight of ice, snow or sleet, and collapse.

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