Insurance Law in the United States eBook


Insurance Law in the United StatesThe legal implications of – and the laws that govern – agent or broker conduct.

Gain a lawyer’s perspective in the principles of agency; agency powers and limitations; waiver and estoppel; misrepresentations and warranties by agents or companies, and hundreds of other laws that serve to protect the interests of the insurance-buying public.

Objectives

  • Learn to spot unethical behavior by unscrupulous insurance companies or agents.
  • Develop basic skills in properly filling out an insurance application, scheduling a medical examination, collecting advance premiums, etc.
  • Gain insight to the legal implications of unethical agent, broker, or insurance company conduct.

Major Subjects Covered

  • Knowledge of Agent as Imputed to the Company.
  • Representations and Acts of Agent or Company.
  • Misrepresentations and Warranties Generally.
  • Authority of Agents for the Company.
  • Types and Powers of Agents
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