This text is a comprehensive treatment of all aspects of group insurance in the United States and Canada. It addresses life and health insurance as well as government programs and more specialized forms of insurance. Emphasis is placed on the actuarial aspects of this important field of insurance including pricing, regulation, underwriting, financial reporting, and modeling. Since its original publication in 1992, Group Insurance has become the resource of choice for experts as well as beginners. It is an essential tool for anyone who wishes to practice in the group benefits field. The Sixth Edition has been updated for the industry and regulatory changes which have occurred since 2007. Of particular note is the impact that healthcare reform in the United States will have on all facets of this topic.
This text provides a comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the law of motor insurance. Discussing substantive law, procedural issues and presenting the full text of relevant legislation, it offers a detailed, reference for those dealing with motor insurance claims on a regular basis.
This book discusses legal issues related to the principle of indemnity in marine insurance contracts as well as disputes that may arise in a representative sample of common and continental law jurisdictions. It offers a comparative examination of Australian, English, Canadian, French, Greek, Norwegian and U.S. law. It examines the scope for a legal reform and the potential of achieving a better, more flexible, and modern indemnification regime.
Why do people buy health insurance? Conventional theory holds that people purchase insurance because they prefer the certainty of paying a small premium to the risk of getting sick and paying a large medical bill. This book presents a new theory of consumer demand for health insurance. It holds that people purchase insurance to obtain additional "income" when they become ill.
Secure the best title insurance coverage with the assistance of this revised and completely updated deskbook. Comprehensive yet practical, this book provides the expert tools and essential information for transactional real estate attorneys who need to understand the complexities of title insurance coverage. Of critical importance is the detailed legal analysis of the new 2006 ALTA Forms, including the 2006 ALTA Owner's Policy and 2006 ALTA Loan Policy. This edition now includes an invaluable CD-ROM containing the complete appendices.
This book provides a comprehensive collection of Cases and Materials On Marine Insurance Law. The sources included here are not always readily accessible. Each chapter is introduced with a brief resume of the general principles,before the facts of each case are summarised and the extracts of the relevant parts of judgments reproduced. The significance of the judicial extracts, the statutory materials and standard terms are then discussed with particular emphasis on important and problematical areas of the law.This book will be indispensable not only to postgraduate students of law, in-house lawyers, insurance brokers and claims adjusters, but also to students of maritime studies, legal practitioners and a wide range of professionals within the shipping industry who may wish to have at hand a convenient source of information. Whilst the book is a companion to the authors The Law of Marine Insurance, it is also structured to stand as a marine insurance text in its own right.
Published in two volumes, the first part of this title covers the origin, recognition and distinguishing features of the insurance contract. The second part details the principles of pre-codified Dutch insurance law from general requirements to the termination of insurance contracts.