Course ID: 207372

Overview

This course examines some of the most important insurance concepts relevant to today's lawyers. The course aims to provide you with an introduction to fundamental insurance and risk management principles as they relate to the law. The course also aims to provide a working knowledge of the terminology and doctrine in a variety of insurance law spheres: property, liability, auto, life, health, and disability insurance. The course will also cover insurance policy interpretation, insurance causation, broker and agent liability, the duty to defend, subrogation, and overlapping coverage issues. Most importantly, the course will prompt you to get comfortable examining fundamental issues in insurance law in a prescriptive way, keeping an eye out for solutions to disputes in insurance.

Components: Lecture

Assessment Method: Final 40%, Quizzes 20%, Essay/Papers 40%

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