This book sets out in a clear and concise manner the central principles of insurance law in the Caribbean, guiding students through the complexities of the subject. This book features, among several other key themes, extensive coverage of:
- insurance regulation;
- life insurance;
- property insurance;
- contract formation;
- the claims procedure; and
- analysis of the substantive laws of several jurisdictions.
Commonwealth Caribbean Insurance Law is essential reading for LLB students in Caribbean universities, students in CAPE Law courses, and practitioners.
Table of Contents
1: Foreword; 2: Preface; 3: Acknowledgements; 4: Introduction; 5: Chapter 1 - Insurance Regulation; 6: Chapter 2 - The Nature of Insurance; 7: Chapter 3 - Contract Formation; 8: Chapter 4 - Insurable Interest in Life Insurance; 9: Chapter 5 - Insurable Interest in Property Insurance; 10: Chapter 6 - The Status of the Beneficiary in Life Insurance; 11: Chapter 7 - Utmost Good Faith, Fraud, Misrepresentation and Non-Disclosure; 12: Chapter 8 - Contractual Terms; 13: Chapter 9 - Causation; 14: Chapter 10 - Construction of the Contract of Insurance; 15: Chapter 11 - The Claims Procedure; 16: Chapter 12 - Public Policy; 17: Chapter 13 - Intermediaries; 18: Chapter 14 - Subrogation, Measure of Loss and Reinstatement; 19: Index
Lesley A. Walcott is Senior Lecturer in Law at Cave Hill, University of the West Indies, Barbados.