Informa Law from Routledge
Double insurance is an issue which frequently arises in practice. Dr Nisha Mohamed delves into the problems which arise in double insurance and the attempts to provide a solution to the uncertainty of the law in this area.
The book begins with a fascinating look at the history and development of the law of double insurance, outlining how it has developed, and the factors the court may take into account when deciding cases involving double insurance.
Attempting to provide a common law solution where no legislation has been enacted, the book covers contemporary instances of double insurance by focusing on:
This text combines practical experience with academic rigour and will be of significant interest to lawyers, academics and insurance industry professionals alike.
Table of Cases
Table of Legislation
Chapter 1. An Overview: Double Insurance
Chapter 2. General Principles
Chapter 3. Effect of Double Insurance on Claims
Chapter 4. Legislative Reform of Double Insurance
Chapter 5. The Meaning of Contribution
Chapter 6. When the Right of Contribution Arises
Chapter 7. The Rights Of An Insurer To Seek Contribution And Enforcement
Chapter 8. Asbestos Litigation from an Insurance Perspective
Chapter 9. Contribution under Common Law and Its Equitable Position
Chapter 10. Conclusion
For academics and practitioners, this series offers cutting edge research titles and practical manuals on the whole spectrum of commercial law, and will be of great use to commercial practitioner across the range of specialisms.
Our first title in this series is Causation in Insurance Contract Law, which will assist practitioners in ascertaining whether a particular loss or damage is covered in an insurance policy or in a tort claim.