Focusing primarily on the consumers of insurance, this text blends basic risk management and insurance principles with consumer considerations.
This edition addresses the unprecedented events that have occurred in today’s economy, highlighting the destructive presence of risk to readers.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Risk in Our Society
Chapter 2. Insurance and Risk
Chapter 3. Introduction to Risk Management
Chapter 4. Advanced Topics in Risk Management
PART TWO: THE PRIVATE INSURANCE INDUSTRY
Chapter 5. Types of Insurers and Marketing Systems
Chapter 6. Insurance Company Operations
Chapter 7. Financial Operations of Insurers
Chapter 8. Government Regulation of Insurance
PART THREE: LEGAL PRINCIPLES IN RISK AND INSURANCE
Chapter 9. Fundamental Legal Principles
Chapter 10. Analysis of Insurance Contracts
PART FOUR: LIFE AND HEALTH RISKS
Chapter 11. Life Insurance
Chapter 12. Life Insurance Contractual Provisions
Chapter 13. Buying Life Insurance
Chapter 14. Annuities and Individual Retirement Accounts
Chapter 15. Individual Health Insurance Coverages
Chapter 16. Employee Benefits: Group Life and Health Insurance
Chapter 17. Employee Benefits: Retirement Plans
Chapter 18. Social Insurance
PART FIVE: PERSONAL PROPERTY AND LIABILITY RISKS
Chapter 19. The Liability Risk
Chapter 20. Homeowners Insurance, Section I
Chapter 21. Homeowners Insurance, Section Ii
Chapter 22. Auto Insurance
Chapter 23. Auto Insurance and Society
Chapter 24. Other Property and Liability Insurance Coverages
PART SIX: COMMERCIAL PROPERTY AND LIABILITY RISKS
Chapter 25. Commercial Property Insurance
Chapter 26. Commercial Liability Insurance
Chapter 27. Crime Insurance and Surety Bonds
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