Insurance Law

Elective Course

Adjunct Professor Jim Hunt

3 Credit(s)
LAW 624

This course focuses on the insurance law and practice that every lawyer needs beginning with casualty insurance for autos, homes, and businesses followed by life, health, and disability insurance. Students will be immersed in the world of insurance, learning its history, fundamental concepts, regulation, basic products, and marketing. Students will analyze insurance policies, statutes, and cases while drafting opinion letters, arguing issues, and collaboratively developing an actual insurance policy. Insurance lawyers, claimant’s lawyers, regulators, executives, and adjusters lend their expertise as guests in particular class sessions.