Insurance Law in a Nutshell / Edition 4

Insurance Law in a Nutshell / Edition 4

by John Dobbyn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0314263756

ISBN-13: 9780314263759

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: West Academic

Insurance Law in a Nutshell is a clear, concise and comprehensive discussion of the fundamentals of insurance law. It covers various lines of insurance such as Auto, Commercial General Liability, Health, Life, and Property. It also covers topics such as bad faith, claims submission/handling, duty to defend and settle, insurable interest, insurer defenses, loss

Overview

Insurance Law in a Nutshell is a clear, concise and comprehensive discussion of the fundamentals of insurance law. It covers various lines of insurance such as Auto, Commercial General Liability, Health, Life, and Property. It also covers topics such as bad faith, claims submission/handling, duty to defend and settle, insurable interest, insurer defenses, loss valuation, regulation of insurers, reinsurance, risk transfer, subrogation, surety bonds, and waiver and estoppel. This new edition also has new sections that cover the rules of insurance policy interpretation; other lines of liability insurance such Cyber, Directors and Officers Liability (D&O), Errors and Omissions (E&O or Professional Liability), Employers Liability (EPL), Environmental Impairment (EIL), Flood, and Terrorism; the key issues of “trigger,” “number of occurrences” and “allocation” in long-tail liability claims; “personal or advertising” liability coverage; the “business risk” and “owned property” exclusions; the “duty of utmost good faith” and the “follow the fortunes” doctrine under reinsurance treaties; guaranty funds; and “surplus line” insurers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314263759
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
541
Sales rank:
817,688
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One Nature of InsuranceChapter Two Insurable Interest Chapter Three Definition of Risks Chapter Four Persons Insured Chapter Five Procedure for Filing Claims Chapter Six Defenses of the Insurer Chapter Seven Waiver and Estoppel Chapter Eight Measure of Recovery Chapter Nine Insurer's Duty to Defend Chapter Ten Subrogation Chapter Eleven Bad Faith Causes of Action Chapter Twelve Reinsurance Chapter Thirteen Bonds Chapter Fourteen Regulation of Insurance

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