This latest work from J.V.N. Jaiswal is a most comprehensive commentary on the subject of insurance. With an in-depth analysis of every facet of insurance, the author has attempted to provide the entire law regarding insurance on one platform. Amongst the areas covered are Life Insurance, Fire Insurance, Burglary & Theft, Motor Vehicles Insurance, Insurance of Livestock, Birds, Fishes etc., Damage due to Flood, Cyclone, Earthquake etc., Personal Accident Insurance, Marine Insurance, Settlement of Claims etc. etc.
After the enactment of the Consumer Protection Act, insurance has been included in the definition of 'service' and consequently cases are now being filed in the redressal agencies constituted under the said Act. All such cases have been reviewed with a critical analysis of the decisions of the State Commission and the National Commission. Decisions of the various High Courts and the Supreme Court have also been discussed at the relevant places.
A thorough and most comprehensive work on insurance, this book will prove to be an invaluable asset to the judicial officers, lawyers and all those concerned with insurance.
Extract from the Foreword by Hon'ble Mr Justice D.S. Sinha, Former Chief Justice, Gujarat High Court -
"Traditional legal concepts and doctrines pertaining to the area of insurance and allied subjects, as modified or supplemented by latest court decision or legislation, are comprehensively noticed and appropriately dealt with.
Surely, the insurer, the insured, the surveyors, the assessors and everybody else associated or concerned with the adjudicatory process of the dispute emanating from the contract of insurance, will be immensely benefited."