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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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The Insurance of Commercial Risks: Law and Practice 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780414046207
New Edition ISBN: 9780414057111
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421824409
Published: July 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £323.00

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The Insurance of Commercial Risks: Law and Practice examines how the general principles of insurance law apply to the insurance of commercial risks, and how to effectively settle a dispute in these insurance claims.

Looking in turn at each form of commercial risk insurance, from employers' liability insurance and warranty and indemnity insurance to buildings insurance, carriers insurance and contractors' insurance, it explains the law applicable to each one.

  • Explains the general principles of insurance of greatest relevance to commercial insurances
  • Examines in depth the law relating to the main liability insurances
  • Discusses the law relating to property risks insurance policies
  • Considers the common conditions and exclusions for each type of insurance
  • Looks at all relevant claims aspects
  • Goes through the different types of loss and how to calculate indemnity
  • Deals with litigation, including issues such as disclosure and jurisdiction
  • Covers significant changes to legislation and regulations, most notably the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010
  • Explains the implications of important recent case law, such as the House of Lords' decision in WASA v Lexington

Insurance Law
Part I: General
Chapter 1 – The Nature of Insurance Contracts
Chapter 2 – Conditions and Warranties
Chapter 3 – Concealment of Material Facts
Chapter 4 – The Duties and Liabilities of Insurance Brokers and Intermediaries
Part II: Liability Insurances
Chapter 5 – Employers’ Liability Insurance
Chapter 6 – Public Liability Insurance
Chapter 7 – Products Liability Insurance
Chapter 8 – Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance
Chapter 9 – Warranty and Indemnity Insurance
Chapter 10 – Commercial Vehicles Insurance
Part III: Property and Other Insurances
Chapter 11 – Buildings Insurance
Chapter 12 – Contents Insurance
Chapter 13 – Carriers’ Insurance
Chapter 14 – Theft by Employee (Fidelity) and Related Insurances
Chapter 15 – Business Interruption Insurance
Chapter 16 – Contractors’ Insurance
Part IV: Claims
Chapter 17 – The Loss
Chapter 18 – Notification of Claim or Loss
Chapter 19 – The Insurance Indemnity
Chapter 20 – Rights of the Insurer
Chapter 21 – Third Party Rights Against Liability Insurers
Chapter 22 – Litigation and Practice