This authoritative and highly specialised text contains detailed analysis and guidance on insurance claims for practitioners. The author adopts a modern, accessible approach which makes retrieval of information fast and convenient. Insurance Claims, third edition gives an accurate summary of the law as it relates to insurance claims including claims against insurers and insurance brokers. The new edition includes the following developments in the law since the last edition: Notification of claims and circumstances following Kajima and Kidsons; Developments in relation to damages for late payment by insurers; Establishing the basis of the insured's liability to a third party following Omega Proteins v Aspen Insurance; The relevance of commercial purpose to the construction of policy wordings in the light of the EL Trigger Litigation; Waiver and estoppel in relation to procedural conditions following Kosmar Villa Holidays v Syndicate 1243; The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010; The Law Commission's review of consumer and business insurance.
Chapter 1: The basics; Chapter 2: The claimant; Chapter 3: The contract of insurance; Chapter 4: Causation of loss; Chapter 5: Proof of loss; Chapter 6: Measurement of loss; Chapter 7: Presentation of claims; Chapter 8: Claims handling; Chapter 9: Insurance litigation; Chapter 10: Alternatives to litigation; Chapter 11: Insurers' defences; Chapter 12: Subrogation; Chapter 13: Double insurance and contribution; Chapter 14: Reinsurance; Chapter 15: Conflict of laws; Chapter 16: Claims against insurance brokers; Chapter 17: Specific types of insurance.
Alison Padfield is a specialist in commercial law and is an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR) and is Vice Chairman of the Bar Conference 2011
This authoritative and highly specialised text contains detailed analysis and guidance on insurance claims for practitioners. The author adopts a modern, accessible approach which makes retrieval of information fast and convenient.