The Modern Law of Insurance

The Modern Law of Insurance

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The second edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative treatment of insurance law and offers a practical approach to the subject. It covers a wide range of topics from particular policies and the protection of third parties, to claims and the consequences of settlement. It is updated in light of new cases and the Financial Services Authority regulation of insurance.
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  • Hardback | 847 pages
  • Butterworths Law
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0406972974
  • 9780406972972

Table of contents

"1. What is insurance?;2. The regulation of insurance;3. Offer and acceptance;4. Insurabale interest;5. Utmost good faith and the duty of disclosure;6. Intermediaries;7. Form, commencement and duration of insurance policies;8. Cancellation;9. Cover and exclusions;10. Rectification of insurance policies;11. Alteration of risk;12. The duty to take reasonable care;13. The continuing duty of utmost good faith;14. Lapse of policies;15. Assignment of policies;16. Construction of policies (including fairness of terms);17. Warranties and conditions; 18. Causation;19. The claims process;20. Illegality;21. Arbitration and alternative dispute;22. Subrogation and other consequences of settlement;23. Reinstatement;24. Double insurance, contribution;25. Under-insurance;26. Costs;27. The Policyholders Protection Acts 1975-1997;28. The Motor Insurers' Bureau;29. The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930;30. European aspects - the Treaty provisions;31. European aspects - the First Directives;32. European aspects: the Second Directives - choice of law;33. European aspects: the Single Passport System of the Third Directives;34. Life assurance;35. Personal accident policies;36. Permanent health insurance and critical illness cover;37. Motor policies;38. Household contents policies;39. Household buildings policies;40. Marine insurance;41. Professional indemnity policies;42. Mechanical breakdown and extended warranty insurance;43. Mortgage and credit protection;44. Pension policies;45. Legal expenses insurance;46. Travel insurance;47. Fire insurance;48. Employer's liability insurance;49. Reinsurance;50. Miscellaneous cases;51. Conflict of laws;52. Lloyd's;Appendix 1: Statutes;Appendix 2: Statutory instruments;Appendix 3: Regulatory codes"
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