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Birds' Modern Insurance Law

Birds' Modern Insurance Law
12th Edition
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Insurance Law
ISBN:  9780414102743
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  12 Apr 2022
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Insurance Law

Birds’ Modern Insurance Law presents a concise yet analytical explanation of the fundamental principles of insurance law. Written in an accessible and straightforward manner the work covers everything from the history of insurance and regulation, through to the various forms of insurance such as life, and liability.

Birds’ Modern Insurance Law is firmly established as the leading text in this area of law. It is an essential work for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as for those undertaking a related professional course. It is also an ideal reference source for legal and insurance professionals who want a quick reference guide.

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1. Introduction: The Nature and Definition of Insurance and Insurance Law
2. The Regulation of Insurance
3. Insurable Interest
4. Insurance of Third Parties’ Interests
5. Formalities and Formation of the Insurance Contract
6. Insurers’ Repudiations of Policies and Liability—General Considerations
7. Utmost Good Faith—The Duties of the Insured
8. Good Faith on the Part of the Insurer
9. Warranties and Conditions
10. Premiums
11. Assignment
12. Intermediaries
13. Construction and Causation: Risks Covered and Risks Excepted
14. Claims under the Policy
15. Payment under the Policy—The Measurement of Loss
16. Reinstatement
17. Subrogation
18. Contribution and Double Insurance
19. Life Insurance
20. Liability Insurance
21. Motor Vehicle Insurance
22. Employers’ Liability and Other Compulsory Insurances
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