In this course, the student develops an understanding of the legal principles upon which insurance rests, and are introduced to many kinds of insurance including: life insurance, auto insurance, health insurance, mortgage insurance, unemployment insurance, accident insurance, burial insurance, cargo insurance, fire insurance, title insurance. After examining fundamental insurance principles, the course explores the Ontario automobile accident compensation scheme. The course addresses the prevailing automobile compensation system and covers all practical questions of coverage, entitlement and payment schedules available.
Introduction to the Legal System and Tort and Contract Law or equivalent knowledge and experience.
Students enrolled in this course receive text and/or other related resource materials. There are two assignments and three tests to evaluate student progress for this course. Participants who receive 70% or higher overall will receive a certificate.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Insurance Law
Lesson 2: Types of Insurance
Lesson 3: Automobile Insurance
Lesson 4: When an Accident Occurs
Lesson 5: Specific Issues to Auto Insurance
Lesson 6: Paralegal Representation
Program: Legal Programs
Of interest to: Individuals interested in pursuing a career in a law firm, or legal office, and who wish to broaden their knowledge of insurance law.
Course aim: To familiarize the student with insurance law in Ontario.
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