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Law in a Nutshell: Insurance Law

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Edition: 4th ed., 2004
Author(s): Dobbyn


SKU: 50029U



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Product Description

This Law in a Nutshell: Insurance Law charts the course of Insurance Law as it simultaneously follows the pull of contract law, public policy and protecting the consumer. This text gives not only a comprehensive set of laws and principles. It also is a reliable source on the fundamentals of insurance law covers topics such as insurable interest, risk, insurer defenses, waiver and estoppel, recovery, subrogation, reinsurance, and bonds. In addition, the expert analysis provides a sense of the peculiar directions insurance law would take, and their erroneous outcomes, if the pure principles of contract law were applied.

Features and Benefits:
Table of cases;
Defines risk;
Identifies the procedure for filing claims;
Clarifies bad-faith causes of action;
Examines insurance regulation.

Table of Contents include:
Nature of Insurance;
Insurable Interest;
Definition of Risks;
Persons Insured;
Procedure for Filing Claims;
Defenses of the Insurer;
Waiver and Estoppel;
Measure of Recovery;
Insurer's Duty to Defend;
Bad Faith Causes of Action;
Regulation of Insurance.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Dobbyn
ISBN 9780314263759
Edition 4th ed., 2004
Publisher West