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Insurance Law: Cases, Materials and Problems

ISBN: 9780735569317
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Edition: 2
Publication Date: 2008-01-29
Number of pages: 792
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<p> <b>Insurance Law and Policy: Cases and Materials, Second Edition</b>, authored by Tom Baker, a well-known and highly regarded figure in insurance law teaching and scholarship, is a contemporary text that stresses the big-picture role of insurance in American business and society. Thoroughly revised for currency in its second edition, this highly regarded casebook continues to be interesting and eminently teachable. </p> <p> <b>Among the features that made this casebook a success:</b> </p> <ul> <li> Coverage that focuses on the <b>big picture of federal-state regulatory roles</b> in addition to the traditional insurance coverage topics </li> <li> <b>Extensive use of statutory materials, presented through problems </b> </li> <li> <b>Manageable assignments</b>, most structured to contain one major case followed by informative notes and questions and a problem </li> <li> <b>Interesting, well-edited, up-to-date cases on topics such as the World Trade Center attack, Katrina, and the latest Supreme Court decisions</b> on punitive damages and employment-based insurance benefits </li> <li> A <b>comprehensive Teacher’s Manual</b> that contains an <b>introductory essay</b> for teachers new to insurance law; <b>case briefs</b> and suggestions for <b>how to teach the cases</b>; descriptions of the <b> commercial backgrounds of selected cases; simple diagrams</b> that help explain complex issues; and <b>answers to questions and problems</b> </li> <li> A <b>web site</b>—<a href="http://www.aspenlawschool.com/baker2" target="_blank"> www.aspenlawschool.com/baker2</a>—that features <b>links to supplemental reading, updates</b>, and other materials </li> </ul> <p> <b>Revised and completely updated, the Second Edition: </b> </p> <ul> <li> <b>Now organizes liability insurance coverage into separate units for different kinds of liability insurance</b> and includes new units on auto and professional liability insurance </li> <li> Includes a <b>new unit in the property insurance section on Katrina</b> </li> <li> <b>Moves regulation to the back of the text</b>, reflecting the judgment that students appreciate and understand that topic best once they have learned about insurance through the traditional insurance coverage topics </li> <li> <b>Simplifies and updates ERISA materials and incorporates them into the units on health and disability insurance</b> so that students learn about ERISA in context </li> <li> Incorporates extensive feedback from satisfied adopters of the first edition </li> </ul> <p> Concise and problem-oriented, <b>Insurance Law and Policy: Cases and Materials, Second Edition</b>, is an excellent choice for those teaching insurance law for the first time as well as for seasoned teachers of insurance law. Don’t wait any longer – request your examination copy today. </p> <p> An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at <a href="http://www.aspenlawschool.com/baker2" target="_blank"> http://www.aspenlawschool.com/baker2</a> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>

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