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Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition

By Mark S. Dorfman

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 7, 2008

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For upper level undergraduate/graduate courses in Principles of Insurance and Risk Management.


Drawing from the author’s 35-plus years of teaching experience, this book introduces students to basic insurance concepts from the consumer’s point of view and equips them with the tools to make intelligent, informed insurance purchasing decisions.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 — Fundamentals and Terminology

Chapter 2 — Defining the Insurable Event

Chapter 3 — Risk Management

Chapter 4 — Insurance Companies

Chapter 5 — Insurance Occupations

Chapter 6 — The Insurance Market: The Economic Problem

Chapter 7 — Insurance Regulation

Chapter 8 — Insurance Contracts

Chapter 9 — Basic Property and Liability Insurance Contracts

Chapter 10 — Homeowners Insurance (HO)

Chapter 11 — The Personal Auto Policy

Chapter 12 — Professional Financial Planning

Chapter 13 — Life Insurance Policies

Chapter 14 — Standard Life Insurance Contract Provisions and Options

Chapter 15 — Annuities

Chapter 16 — Medical Expense and Disability Income Insurance

Chapter 17 — Advanced Topics in Risk Management

Chapter 18 — Commercial Property Insurance

Chapter 19 — Commercial Liability Insurance

Chapter 20 — Bonding, Crime Insurance, and Reinsurance

Chapter 21 — Employee Benefits

Chapter 22 — Social Security

Chapter 23 — Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Insurance


                        Appendix A: Homeowners Insurance Policies HO-2 and HO-3

                        Appendix B: Personal Auto Policy

                        Appendix C: Sample Whole Life Insurance Policy and Application

                        Appendix D: Answers to Objective Questions


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Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition
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$50.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-613945-4