Insurance Bad Faith Litigation (1st 6-week session)



SLN #: 88374
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: A05
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Everroad

Course Description:
This course will meet for 6 weeks beginning Wednesday, August 29, and continuing through Wednesday October 3. The final exam will be administered at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, October 10, or at 9:00 am on Saturday, October 13.

This course complements the basic insurance course by focusing on the tort of "insurance bad faith" and the litigation of bad faith claims. Among the topics that will be covered are insurance coverages and duties arising under insurance policies, types of bad faith claims (1st party/3rd party), elements of a bad faith claim, damages recoverable and unique procedural devices available to insureds/claimants (e.g., Damron and Morris agreements) and their prerequisites.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Letter Grade 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