The Connecticut Insurance Law Journal is excited to announce a new publication with our journal: “A Smart(er) Approach to Insurance Fraud”, by Professor James Davey, a Professor of Insurance & Commercial Law at the University of Southhampton.
From the abstract:
Insurance fraud is not one thing but many. For political reasons, this simple truth is often hidden, as cumulative figures describing the sum total of insurance fraud are deployed to bring about legal and administrative measures that favour the insurance industry. Rule design must recognise those apparently conflicting truths that insurance fraud is socially harmful and that the insurance industry’s approach to counter-fraud is often self-serving. This paper draws on recent developments in the United Kingdom to show how incremental advances in the fight against fraud can be delivered without creating excessive opportunities for the insurance industry to limit the recovery of honest claims.
Thank you Professor Davey and CILJ!
Congratulations and welcome to the newly selected members for Volume 27! Continue reading
The Connecticut Insurance Law Journal is excited to announce a new publication with our journal: “COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Losses: The Cases For and Against Coverage”, by Professor Christopher C. French, a Professor of Practice at Penn State Law; J.D., Harvard Law School; B.A., Columbia University.
From the abstract:
This is the first scholarly Essay to discuss the arguments for and against business interruption policies covering COVID-19 business interruption losses. In doing so, it sets forth the strongest arguments on each side of the fight regarding the meaning of the applicable policy language in the context of the existing caselaw and the purpose of business interruption insurance. It also addresses the insurance industry’s claim that pandemic losses are not covered by business interruption policies because such losses are simply uninsurable. Finally, it discusses the competing public policies that support each side.
Thank you Professor French and CILJ!
Congratulations to the newly elected Connecticut Insurance Law Journal Editorial Board!