Principles of Insurance Law with Case Studies introduces the basics of insurance law and offers a comprehensive overview of the principles of insurance law. Written by a senior insurance professional, it provides valuable insight into key areas with case illustrations providing clarity throughout the book.
The publication provides a thorough analysis of insurance principles and case laws. It includes issues confronting insurance lawyers and the insurance industry and analyses the positions of the courts in various jurisdictions.
The chapters cover a wide range of topics which include:
• The formation of the insurance contract.
• Construction of the proposal form and the rules of evidence.
• Acceptance of the proposal and premiums.
• Cover notes and the certificate of insurance.
• Insurable interests, risks and warranties.
• Types of policies.
• Interpretation of contracts of insurance.
• The principle of good faith and the duty of disclosure.
• Fraudulent misrepresentation and reliance.
• Agents and inducement.
• Standard of proof and pleadings.