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LAW 0549: Insurance Law
Summer 2021 • Section 51

Course Description

Insurance Law is designed to introduce students to the basic principles governing the creation, sale and enforcement of the most common forms of insurance in the U.S. Students will be introduced to the following insurance lines: personal liability, professional liability, commercial general liability, homeowners, automobile, life and casualty and health. The peculiarities of each line will be discussed as well as the problems common to all lines: moral hazard, adverse selection and outright fraud. The social function of insurance as well as historical anomalies are covered in order to give the student the broadest possible exposure to the issues lawyers confront regularly in this area of practice.


Schedule To Be Announced

Course Details

  • Mary O'Brien
Credit Hours

3 Credits


No Limit

Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement




Registration Info

Registration Notes

This course is offered online only in this semester. ASYNCHRONOUS DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSE

Book List/Materials

Materials To Be Announced