PARA 4220 Insurance Law Practice

This course is designed as an introduction to insurance law and its applications within the law firm, including the understanding of the insurance claims process as related to paralegal functions such as litigation, claims and defense of claims as well as case management. The objective of the course is to provide a thorough understanding of the insurance law in Louisiana as well as immersing students in techniques used in the litigation, claims and defense of claims as well as case management by gaining proficiency in the understanding all of the aspects of insurance claims. Upon completion, students will have a comprehensive understanding of specific tasks that paralegals will perform in a law firm as well as the issues of ethics and professionalism that can arise in an insurance law practice.

pre-rec:

PARA 2010, 3020, 3030, 3050 & 3060 or by approval of Director.