Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-05-02
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This book focuses on problem-solving from managerial, consumer, and societal perspectives. It emphasizes both the business managerial aspects of risk management and insurance and the numerous consumer applications of the concept of risk management and insurance transaction. Specific chapter topics include insurance Regulation and contracts, basic property and liability insurance contracts, homeowners insurance, the personal auto policy, professional financial planning, life insurance policies, annuities, medical expense and disability insurance, standard life insurance contract provisions and options, commercial property insurance, general and special liability insurance, employee benefits, social security, and unemployment and workers'compensation insurance. For use by individuals in insurance occupations, and by those preparing for the certified financial planner board.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals and Terminology
Defining the Insurable Event
Risk Management
Insurance Companies
Insurance Occupations
The Insurance Market: The Economic Problem
Insurance Regulation
Insurance Contracts
Basic Property and Liability Insurance Contracts
Homeowners Insurance (HO)
The Personal Auto Policy
Professional Financial Planning
Life Insurance Policies
Standard Life Insurance Contract Provisions and Options
Medical Expense and Disability Income Insurance
Advanced Topics in Risk Management
Commercial Property Insurance
Commercial Liability Insurance
Bonding, Crime Insurance, and Reinsurance
Employee Benefits
Social Security
Unemployment and Workers Compensation Insurance
Homeowners Insurance Policies HO-2 and HO-3
Personal Auto Policy
Sample Whole Life Insurance Policy and Application
Answers to Objective Questions
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