Disclosure and Concealment in Consumer Insurance Contracts

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Cavendish Publishing, Jul 19, 2002 - Business & Economics - 270 pages
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This book provides an in-depth examination of the theoretical,legal, social and economic foundations to disclosure and concealment of information in relation to the formation of consumer insurance contracts. A comparative treatment of this issue is undertaken with particular attention given to the judicial and legislative approaches adopted in the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Australia and New Zealand.

It will be relevant to those researching and studying insurance law, all legal practitioners involved with the formation of consumer insurance contracts and non-legal practitioners working within the field of insurance.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
ECONOMICISSUES
7
DISCLOSURE THE ANGLOCOMMONWEALTH
35
CONCEALMENT THE USA APPROACH
97
STANDARDCOVERAND THEINSUREDS
109
MARKETPLACEPERSPECTIVESAN AUSTRALIAN
135
CONCLUSIONS
167
INSURANCE CONTRACTS ACT 1984
179
INSURANCECONTRACTSREGULATIONS
191
BIBLIOGRAPHY
217
Index
227
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