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Insurance

  • Ernst Bruck: Materialien zu den Allgemeinen Deutschen Seeversicherungs-Bedingungenby

    De Gruyter 1919; US$ 182.00

    Bruck, Ernst: Materialien zu den Allgemeinen Deutschen Seeversicherungs-Bedingungen more...

  • The U.S. Experience with No-Fault Automobile Insuranceby James M. Anderson; Paul Heaton; Stephen J. Carroll

    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...

  • Privatversicherungsrechtby Christian Armbrüster

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 126.71

    HauptbeschreibungDas Privatversicherungsrecht ist eine gleicherma�en wissenschaftlich interessante und praktisch bedeutsame, zudem höchst lebendige Materie. Private Versicherungsverträge dienen ganz unterschiedlichen Zwecken. Diese Zwecke reichen von der Altersvorsorge für Verbraucher über den Schutz Geschädigter bei Verkehrsunfällen, Einbrüchen... more...

  • How Will the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Affect Liability Insurance Costs?by David I. Auerbach; Paul Heaton; Ian Brantley

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    This report identifies potential mechanisms through which the Affordable Care Act (ACA) might affect liability claim costs and develops rough estimates of the size and direction of expected impacts as of 2016. Overall, effects of the ACA appear likely to be small relative to aggregate auto, workers? compensation, and medical malpractice insurer payouts,... more...

  • The Medical Malpractice Mythby Tom Baker

    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...

  • Ensuring Corporate Misconductby Tom Baker; Sean J. Griffith

    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...

  • Embracing Riskby Tom Baker; Jonathan Simon

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • Elementarschadenversicherung - Kommentarby Thomas Behrens

    Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft 2014; US$ 27.44

    Die in den jeweiligen Versicherungsbedingungen für die einzelnen Elementargefahren verwendeten Wortlaute regeln die versicherungsrechtlichen Voraussetzungen für den Versicherungsschutz. Elementarschäden geben häufig Anlass zu einer intensiven Prüfung, ob der Kausalablauf unter den in Versicherungsbedingungen verwendeten Wortlaut für die jeweilige Elementargefahr... more...

  • Risk and Insurance in Constructionby Nael G. Bunni

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • lloyd's law and practiceby Julian Burling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 460.00

    The unique features of the Lloyd?s Corporation and Market and their governing rules are complex and are often difficult to navigate even for the most seasoned practitioner. This book provides the reader with a definitive and detailed guide, and is essential for any practitioner dealing with Lloyd?s Insurance. After a brief historical account,... more...