Basic Text on Insurance Law / Edition 1

Basic Text on Insurance Law / Edition 1

by Robert E. Keeton, Alan I. Widiss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314391878

ISBN-13: 9780314391872

Pub. Date: 10/28/1988

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

This treatise explains how certain principles or doctrines such as insurable interests, designation of insurers, and risk transference apply to property, life, liability, or other types of insurance. It also addresses insurance law issues and suggests lines of analysis to consider in order to better evaluate the merits of a claim. Other subjects include

Overview

This treatise explains how certain principles or doctrines such as insurable interests, designation of insurers, and risk transference apply to property, life, liability, or other types of insurance. It also addresses insurance law issues and suggests lines of analysis to consider in order to better evaluate the merits of a claim. Other subjects include conceptualization, classification, marketing, indemnity, insurability, claim processes, and settlements. Also overviews insurance regulation, government sponsorship of insurance, and resolving disputed claims.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314391872
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
10/28/1988
Series:
Hornbook
Edition description:
Student ed
Pages:
1359
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Insurance: Conceptualization and Classification
Insurance, Insurance Transactions, and Insurance Law
1(5)
Disputes About What Constitutes Insurance
6(2)
Concepts Underlying Insurance
8(8)
The Role of Classification in Insurance Law
16(2)
Classification by the Nature of the Risks
18(12)
The Marketing of Insurance
Organization of Marketing
30(14)
Oral Contracts of Insurance
44(8)
Temporary Contracts of Insurance
52(18)
Delay in Acting on an Application for Insurance
70(10)
Intermediaries in Insurance Marketing
80(23)
Group Marketing and Coverage Under Group Contracts
103(12)
Marketing Insurance Without Sales Representatives: Vending Machines, Advertisements, and Mail Solicitations
115(3)
The Development and Marketing of Standard Insurance Contracts
118(16)
Indemnity and Insurability
Indemnity and Insurability: An Introduction
134(8)
History of the Insurable Interest Doctrine
142(7)
Applications of the Insurable Interest Doctrine
149(15)
Insurable Interests for Property Insurance
164(14)
Insurable Interests for Life Insurance
178(13)
Rules for Preventing Net Gain
191(4)
The Measure of Recovery in Marine Insurance
195(8)
Coinsurance Provisions in Property Insurance
203(5)
The Measure of Recovery in Property Insurance
208(11)
Subrogation
219(34)
Other Insurance Clauses
253(23)
Valued Policies
276(10)
Persons and Interests Protected
Methods of Defining the Persons and the Interests Protected
286(19)
Interests in Property That Is Mortgaged, Including Subrogation Rights
305(15)
Interests in Real Property That Is Being Sold: Providing Coverage for the Vendor and Purchaser of Realty
320(14)
Leases and Life Estates in Realty
334(11)
Interests in Personal Property Held in Bailment, "In Trust," "On Commission," or in Analogous Ways
345(5)
Searching for Generalizations Applicable to "Multiple Interests" Problems in Property Insurance
350(5)
Omnibus Clauses
355(21)
Liability Insurance
376(9)
Automobile Insurance
385(25)
No-Fault Motor Vehicle Insurance
410(15)
Life Insurance
425(35)
The Risks Transferred
Defining and Restricting the "Risks" Transferred
460(7)
Insurance Policy Provisions That Expressly Restrict the Risks Transferred
467(7)
Implied Exceptions to the Risks Transferred
474(23)
Insurance Policy Provisions and Other Requirements Concerning the "Accidental" or "Unintentional" Nature of Losses
497(48)
Causation Problems
545(18)
Warranty: Insurance Policy Provisions and Legal Consequences
563(4)
Misrepresentations and Mistakes in Applications for Insurance
567(5)
Concealment
572(7)
Limits of Liability Provisions
579(8)
Duration of the Coverage Period
587(14)
Termination of Coverage
601(13)
Rights at Variance with Insurance Policy Provisions
Introduction to Principles and Defenses
614(9)
Disallowing Unconscionable Advantage and Requiring Good Faith
623(4)
Honoring Reasonable Expectations
627(19)
Variance Claims Based on Declared Public Policies
646(6)
Detrimental Reliance
652(11)
Regulation of Defenses Based on Warranty, Representation, or Concealment
663(41)
Avoiding or Limiting Claims for Variance
704(8)
Variance Claims Involving Incorrect Information in Insurance. Applications, Tardy Premium Payments, or the Status of Insured Property
712(11)
Regulation of Claims Processes
723(11)
Insurer's Right at Variance With Policy Provisions
734(12)
Claims: Processes and Settlements
Introductory Note
746(3)
Claims Presentment
749(30)
Assistance and Cooperation Provisions
779(9)
Multiple Claims Under Liability Insurance
788(9)
Reciprocal Claims
797(11)
Conflicts of Interests Under Liability Insurance
808(58)
Statutory Penalties for Nonpayment and Late Payment of Insurance Claims
866(9)
The Liability Insurer's Duty to Insureds Regarding Settlement
875(31)
The Liability of First Party Insurers for Consequential Damages
906(10)
Punitive Damage Awards Against Insurers
916(14)
Insurance Regulation and Government Sponsorship of Insurance
Allocation of Powers Among Federal and State Regulatory Institutions
930(8)
Objectives and Areas of Insurance Regulation
938(4)
The Nature and Scope of Insurance Regulation
942(12)
Regulation of Insurance Rates
954(13)
Differences in Regulatory Measures for Various Types of Insurers
967(4)
Governmental Sponsorship of Insurance
971(16)
Resolving Disputed Claims Involving Insurance
The Liability Insurer's Right and Duty to Defend
987(8)
Settlement Negotiations
995(18)
Appendices
I. Property Insurance
1013(31)
II. Life, Health, and Disability Insurance
1044(61)
III. Combination (Package) Insurance Coverages
1105(43)
IV. Liability Insurance
1148(34)
V. Insurance Regulatory Measures
1182(43)
VI. Conditional Summary Trial
1225(5)
VII. Westlaw References
1230(54)
Table of Cases 1284(1)
Index: User's Guide 1285(6)
Summary Index 1291(66)
Index 1357(2)
An Afterword From the Authors 1359

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