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- RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
No-fault regimes, a formerly popular alternative to the tort compensation system for auto-accident victims, have gradually lost support. Over time, premiums and claim costs have grown in no-fault states relative to other states, primarily driven by explosive medical cost increases. No-fault and tort states have also converged across many domains affecting... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 137.04
HauptbeschreibungDas Privatversicherungsrecht ist eine gleichermaÃ?en wissenschaftlich interessante und praktisch bedeutsame, zudem hÃ¶chst lebendige Materie. Private VersicherungsvertrÃ¤ge dienen ganz unterschiedlichen Zwecken. Diese Zwecke reichen von der Altersvorsorge fÃ¼r Verbraucher Ã¼ber den Schutz GeschÃ¤digter bei VerkehrsunfÃ¤llen, EinbrÃ¼chen... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 1997; US$ 28.35
A man slips on a dance floor and breaks his leg. He recovers damages. A child has both legs amputated as a result of meningitis and is awarded nothing. The law's justification for awarding damages in the first case is that the man's injury was the fault of someone else, while in the second case damages are denied because nobody was at fault.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 14.00
American health care is in crisis because of exploding medical malpractice litigation. Insurance premiums for doctors and malpractice lawsuits are skyrocketing, rendering doctors both afraid and unable to afford to continue to practice medicine. Undeserving victims sue at the drop of a hat, egged on by greedy lawyers, and receive eye-popping awards... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00
Shareholder litigation and class action suits play a key role in protecting investors and regulating big businesses. But Directors and Officers liability insurance shields corporations and their managers from the financial consequences of many illegal acts, as evidenced by the recent Enron scandal and many of last year’s corporate financial... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.50
For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent years a new approach has emerged: using risk both as a way to conceive of and address social problems and as an incentive to reduce individual claims on collective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 125.95
HIPAA is very complex. So are the privacy and security initiatives that must occur to reach and maintain HIPAA compliance. Organizations need a quick, concise reference in order to meet HIPAA requirements and maintain ongoing compliance. The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance is a one-stop resource for real-world HIPAA privacy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.95
Those involved in construction have to cope with so much learning in their own discipline that they shun further involvement in subjects such as insurance and law which in themselves are so deeply and intensely complex. However, insurance and law are interwoven in the basic procedures used in the construction industry for undertaking work, be they... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00
Given its economic importance, insurance is a field that has been underserved as an area of academic study. This detailed book provides much needed coverage of insurance law and regulation in its international context. Produced in association with Lloyd's, it draws on the expertise both of academics and practising lawyers. Containing 30 comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 540.00
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... more...