Birds' modern insurance law /

This text provides an invaluable analysis of the increasingly complex legal rules affecting contracts of insurance. It offers a concise explanation of the fundamental principles of insurance law in a straightforward manner

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Birds, John
Format: Book
Published: London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2013
Edition:9th edition
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Table of Contents:
  • The nature and definition of insurance and insolvency law
  • The regulation of insurance
  • Insurable interests
  • Formalities and formation of the insurance contract
  • Insurers' repudiations of policies and liability considerations
  • Utmost good faith-fraud, non-disclosure and misrepresentation
  • Good faith on the part of the insurer
  • Warranties and conditions
  • Premiums
  • Assignment
  • Intermediaries
  • Construction and causation : risks covered and risks excepted
  • Claims under the policy
  • Payment under the policy-the measurement of loss
  • Reinstatement
  • Subrogation
  • Contribution and double insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Liability insurance
  • Motor Vehicle insurance
  • Employers' liability and other compulsory insurances