Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Torts and Personal Injury Law

361: Insurance Law

Credit Hours



This course offers a basic study of the legal aspects of insurance. Problems common to all types of insurance are considered, including problems of policy interpretation, rights and liabilities of parties and companies, and the regulation of the insurance industry. In addition, special problems raised by particular types of insurance policies are considered. (Sampen)

Course covers the comprehensive overview of laws, standards, concepts and remedies related to insurance, including: interests protected by insurance; selection and control of risks; insurable interest; the principle of indemnity; types and classifications of insurance; making, dealing with and termination of insurance contracts; agency, underwriting and claims handling; insurance regulation; subrogation; and extra-contractual liability.” (Hammond)