This book provides an authoritative and comprehensive review of all aspects of the law that relate to liability insurance contracts.
Taking an international comparative perspective, The Law of Liability Insurance covers all the major types of liability insurance, not just professional indemnity insurance, presenting the issues according to the general principles of contract law. The book begins by concentrating on the fundamentals of the liability insurance contract before moving on to cover conditions, defence, exclusions, and finally claims against and non-payment by the insurer.
This book will be an invaluable reference tool for practitioners and professionals working in the commercial liability insurance industry, including those who operate globally, as well as being a source for academics and post-graduate students.
[The book] is a brief, crisp and clear account of the law, which explains the principal issues and outlines the main difficulties. The depth of Professor Clarke’s knowledge shines through in his easy exposition of the subject-matter - Philip Rawlings for The International Company and Commerical Law Review
1. Introduction 2. Contract Formation 3. Contract Legality 4. Misrepresentation 5. Non-Disclosure 6. Policy Interpretation 7. Good Faith 8. Cover: The Insuring Clauses 9. Defending 10. Exclusions 11. Conditions 12. Insurance Claims
This series deals with specialist subjects such as Lloyd’s and conflict of laws, as well as including more broad-ranging commentary on insurance legislation and litigation. Titles are written by premier legal minds, pre-eminent barristers, leading academics and Supreme Court Judges, which makes them an invaluable aid to all practitioners involved in insurance.