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Norwood on Life Insurance Law in Canada, 3rd Edition
By: David Norwood, M.A., LL.B., John P. Weir, (Hons.) B.Comm., LL.B., LL.M.
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A practical treatise on the law governing life insurance, this edition is a sequel to the 2nd edition published in 1993, covering life and disability insurance law in all 10 provinces, including the civil law of Quebec. The book promotes a basic understanding of the features of life insurance that make life insurance law so different in common-law and civil law, as well as judicial interpretation of the model Uniform Life Insurance Act and Quebec Civil Code. Previous editions of this work have been cited as an authority in more than 130 Canadian cases. Includes specimen policies, documents and tables.
About the Author
David Norwood (Deceased) was formerly General Counsel at The Canada Life Assurance Company. Mr. Norwood was the author of Life Insurance Law in Canada first published by DeBoo in 1977 and co-authored with John Weir for the Second Edition of Life Insurance Law in Canada by Carswell in 1993 and (Third Edition) by Carswell in 2002.
Professor John Weir, (Hons.) B.Comm., LL.B., LL.M., has an extensive background in all insurance fields in both the public regulatory and private sectors. He is a qualified expert witness in Ontario courts in insurance law and practice, personal injuries damages compensation and structured settlements. He is the author of The Annotated Insurance Act of Ontario and co-author of Norwood on Life Insurance, both published by Carswell, and his texts have been cited in courts throughout Canada. Professor Weir is a law professor at the University of Windsor and actively practices as legal counsel/consultant/lobbyist throughout Canada and the U.S.A. He served as the Superintendent of Insurance and Assistant Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Financial Institutions/Finance, and was formerly with the firm Fasken Campbell Godfrey/Fasken Martineau, was formerly Associate Dean of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, and formerly corporate legal counsel at Canada Life.