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.
This study aid is designed to make the substance of insurance law accessible to the student and others unfamiliar with the subject. It is organized according to the various stages in the life of a contract. Part A considers the question, “what is insurance law?” Part B discusses issues germane to the establishment of the contractual relationship between insurer and insured. Part C considers issues relevant to the performance of contractual obligations. Finally, Part D examines special problems in group insurance, special issues in automobile insurance, and issues in reinsurance.
This is the definitive treatise on insurance with forms, analysis and case law. Some of the major parts analyze the insurance contract, premiums, dividends and loans, risks and activities covered by an insurance policy and adjustment of disputed claims.
Appleman on Insurance is a comprehensive and up-to-date treatise in the field of insurance law. It covers all aspects of insurance law, including personal insurance, casualty insurance, state funds, no fault insurance, commercial insurance bonds and liquidation. Leading cases from all jurisdictions are included. It analyzes each of the principal groupings of insurance contracts: personal, property, casualty, and commercial bonds, including matters common to all policies and it discusses many new types of insurance, such as franchise, credit life and disability, uninsured motorist and no-fault.
This online treatise covers all aspects of the structure and regulation of the life and health insurance industry, including detailed analysis of insurable interests and the application and underwriting process. It includes extensive case citations, organized by fact pattern and state, and state-by-state surveys of prevailing law.
The Insurance Information Institute publishes this basic informational text on the various types of insurance. The detailed glossary with over 500 entries defines insurance terms regarding auto, home, life, annuities and long-term care products. Topical sections look at a myriad of issues, including credit scoring, earthquake risks, the liability system and medical malpractice and insurance regulation.