Learn the basics about legal systems and how they affect life insurance companies. Module 1 explains primary sources of law, types of legal systems, and the organization of federal and court systems in the United States. In addition, this module describes civil actions, tort law, and the methods that courts use to resolve disputes. Finally, you’ll learn about the legal requirements that apply to life insurance companies, the legal characteristics of corporations, and the antitrust, consumer protection, and nondiscrimination laws and regulations that a life insurer must obey.
- Chapter 1: The Legal Environment of Life Insurance Companies
- Chapter 2: Civil Disputes
- Chapter 3: Life Insurance Companies as Regulated Businessesable