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Consumer Litigation and Insurance Defense Willy E. Rice

Consumer Litigation and Insurance Defense

Willy E. Rice

Published July 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781609272920
Paperback
754 pages
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Consumers initiate thousands of defective-trade-and-products lawsuits, yet many are never able to collect damages due to insurers who refuse to pay these damages. Consumer Litigation and Insurance Defense is a casebook that fills this need byMoreConsumers initiate thousands of defective-trade-and-products lawsuits, yet many are never able to collect damages due to insurers who refuse to pay these damages. Consumer Litigation and Insurance Defense is a casebook that fills this need by presenting a comprehensive analysis of state and federal consumer-law and insurance-defense decisions.Consumer Litigation and Insurance Defense is a unique text that covers the statutes and corresponding caselaw for three critical and interrelated statutes:- The Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act- The NAIC Model Unfair Methods of Competition and Unfair or Deceptive Practices Act- NAIC Model Unfair Claims Settlement Practices ActDr. Willy E. Rice is a professor of law at St. Marys University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. He has multiple degrees: J.D., University of Texas at Austin- post-doctorate degree, Johns Hopkins University- and Ph.D and M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also has been a professor/scholar at the University of Texas at Austin, the American Bar Foundation in Chicago, and Duke University. Since 1982, he has researched, written about, or taught insurance and consumer-rights laws. He has been an expert for numerous plaintiffs and insurance-defense law firms and has received many excellence awards for his teaching and scholarship.