The Law of Methods of Proof Self-Directed Study Course – CLAIMS ONLY
The purpose of this course is to better equip you in your professional activities as an Insurance Agent or Insurance Adjuster.
NOTE: THIS COURSE IS FOR ADJUSTERS. IF YOU ARE NOT AN ADJUSTER, YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR TAKING THIS COURSE.
This course investigates the law of evidence regarding the proof of facts in legal proceedings. You will study the rules which determine what evidence must or must not be considered by the trier of fact in a case. You will study the Important rules that govern admissibility concern hearsay, authentication, relevance, privilege, witnesses, opinions, expert testimony, identification and rules of physical evidence. You will also review the various standards of evidence; standards showing how strong the evidence must be to meet the legal burden of proof in a given situation, ranging from: reasonable suspicion to preponderance of the evidence, clear and convincing evidence, or beyond a reasonable doubt. You will review the legal underpinning regarding the Methods of Proof including some selected case analysis.
What is a Self-Directed Study Course? With Self-Directed study you will study the course content at your pace (with no unit quizzes), and then you will take a non-proctored, open-book Final Exam. Simple as that. You can take the Final Exam as many times as you need to pass the course.
This course makes a few assumptions about you the student:
- You are a currently licensed Insurance Agent or Adjuster.
- You are interested in additional information, resources, and knowledge regarding insurance and the legal environment of business in general.
There are four key features to the Course Briefs Continuing Education courses:
- Introduction to the Law
- Legal Syllogism Overview
- Topical Analysis
- Supporting Case Law