Insurance Law



SLN #: 15946
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 016
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Schulman

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to insurance law principles, insurance litigation, and the practical realities of dealing with the insurance industry. The class will cover various types of insurance coverage, with an emphasis on insurance's role in the commercial context, including bad faith claims, excess and surplus lines issues, business interruption claims, reinsurance, regulatory matters, understanding policy forms and their interpretation, the role and rendering of coverage opinions, and significant issues lawyers inevitably face when dealing with insurance issues. The course is designed to be broad-based in its scope of inquiry.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None