Course Description

601:660. INSURANCE LAW (2 or 3)

Feinman, Scales, Swedloff

Prerequisites: CONTRACTS and TORTS

An introduction to insurance and insurance law. Basic concepts of risk, risk spreading, and insurance. Interpretation of the insurance contract and application of doctrines such as waiver, estoppel, misrepresentation, and damages. Selected topics in health, life, property, and liability insurance. Rights and duties among insurer, policyholder, tort victim, and attorneys. Insurance regulation.