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254.5 sec. 1 - Insurance Law (Spring 2011)
Instructor: Joseph Lavitt (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: Th 6:25-9:05
Meeting Location: 115
Course Start: January 13, 2011
Course Control Number (1Ls): 51188
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49723
This course focuses on the interpretation and enforcement of liability, property, health, life and other insurance contracts, including the liability of insurers for bad faith. Emphasis is on the function of insurance in civil litigation, business transactions, the protection of property and personal security. The course also examines the major role insurers perform in shaping public policy, such as the delivery of health care and crisis management.
This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.
Exam Notes: TH/P
Special Notes: LE(25)
Course Category: Business Law
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP)
Law and Economics
Law and Society
Litigation and Procedure
Public Law and Policy
Social Justice and Public Interest
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Required Books are in blue
- Insurance Law and Regulation
Kenneth S. Abraham
Edition: Fifth Edition
Publisher: Foundation Press
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
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