Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Construction law
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2005-05-20
ISBN: 
9780779853281
Carswell

A Guide to Canadian Construction Insurance Law

Availability: In Stock

Insurance is a key risk management tool for participants in the Canadian construction industry. A Guide to Canadian Construction Insurance Law provides a comprehensive review of the many types of insurance products applicable to Canadian construction projects. It is written in plain language by two leading construction law practitioners with extensive experience in respect of construction insurance and is accessible to all senior construction people.

The guide provides a summary of the various kinds of insurable and uninsurable construction risks, followed by a description of how those risks are allocated in construction contracts and professional services' agreements. The framework of a policy of insurance is described as are the key legal principles involved in understanding a policy of insurance.

This resource stresses on individual chapters, analyzing the core insurances critical to any construction project including:

  • Builder's risk policies
  • Commercial general liability policies
  • Professional liability policies
  • Boiler and machinery policies
  • Contractor's equipment policies
  • Pollution insurance
  • Bonds and default insurance

It also summarizes and analyzes the leading cases in relation to each of these types of policies. Other significant topics addressed include; certificates of insurance, the role of insurance agents and brokers, material misrepresentation and fraud, and how to claim under a policy of insurance.

Carswell

A Guide to Canadian Construction Insurance Law

Availability: In Stock

Description

Insurance is a key risk management tool for participants in the Canadian construction industry. A Guide to Canadian Construction Insurance Law provides a comprehensive review of the many types of insurance products applicable to Canadian construction projects. It is written in plain language by two leading construction law practitioners with extensive experience in respect of construction insurance and is accessible to all senior construction people.

The guide provides a summary of the various kinds of insurable and uninsurable construction risks, followed by a description of how those risks are allocated in construction contracts and professional services' agreements. The framework of a policy of insurance is described as are the key legal principles involved in understanding a policy of insurance.

This resource stresses on individual chapters, analyzing the core insurances critical to any construction project including:

  • Builder's risk policies
  • Commercial general liability policies
  • Professional liability policies
  • Boiler and machinery policies
  • Contractor's equipment policies
  • Pollution insurance
  • Bonds and default insurance

It also summarizes and analyzes the leading cases in relation to each of these types of policies. Other significant topics addressed include; certificates of insurance, the role of insurance agents and brokers, material misrepresentation and fraud, and how to claim under a policy of insurance.