Double Insurance and Contribution

Double Insurance and Contribution

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Double insurance can have major consequences for an assured party, as it carries a risk of rendering some policies invalid. This book deals in depth with the issue of double insurance, and helps the reader to better understand their options when selecting insurance policies for themselves or their clients. The book begins by looking at the history and development of the law of insurance, outlining how the law relating to double insurance has developed and the factors that courts may take into account when deciding such issues. It then covers contemporary instances of double insurance looking at: * relevant clauses (rateable proportion, exclusion, excess and escape) * attempts to limit or exclude liability by the assured * insurer pay-outs * court decisions in various jurisdictions This text combines practical experience with academic rigour and will be of significant interest to lawyers, academics and insurance industry professionals more

Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 174 x 246mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138944734
  • 9781138944732

About Nisha Mohamed

Dr Nisha Mohamed is a barrister at the Gilt Chambers in Hong Kong where her practice includes a wide variety of civil and commercial matters such as, insurance, trusts, probate and tax. She has handled numerous first instance and appellate level cases, including High Court trials and appeals in the Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. Dr Mohammed also lectures at the University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong, and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in more

Table of contents

Part A Double Insurance Chapter 1. Double Insurance Chapter 2. The Rights of an Assured Chapter 3. Legislative Provisions - Section 45 Insurance Contracts Act 1984 Part B Contribution Chapter 4. The Meaning of Contribution Chapter 5. When the Right of Contribution Arises Chapter 6. The Rights Of An Insurer To Seek Contribution And Enforcement Chapter 7. Asbestos Litigation from an Insurance Perspective Chapter 8. Contribution under Common Law and Its Equitable Positionshow more