Consumer Litigation and Insurance Defense

(Third Edition)
Willy E. Rice
Hardcover, 848 pages
ISBN: 978-1-63487-093-1 ©2017
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    Consumers commence thousands of defective-trade-and-products lawsuits. Many consumers prevail but they never collect damages. Often, insured offenders do not have “deep pockets” and insurers refuse to pay damages on their behalf.

    Law schools offer consumer-law courses, yet numerous law students and practicing attorneys never appreciate the significant relationship between consumer law and insurance defense. The absence of casebooks discussing that relationship is the culprit.

    Consumer Litigation and Insurance Defense is a novel casebook. It fills that void by presenting a comprehensive analysis of state and federal consumer-law and insurance-defense decisions.

    Willy E. Rice earned his J.D. at the University of Texas, Austin and his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and pursued post-doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Rice is now a professor of law at St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas, where he is a past recipient of the university's Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. In a career spanning more than thirty years, he has researched, written about, and taught insurance and consumer rights laws and served as an expert for numerous plaintiffs and insurance defense law firms. Dr. Rice is a member of the Gerson-Lehrman Group of International Experts.
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