FAK 2627 Motor Insurance Claims Handling part B


FAK 2627 Motor Insurance Claims Handling part B

Responsible for the course
Kjell Smedsrud

Department of Accounting - Auditing and Law

According to study plan

ECTS Credits

Language of instruction

This course is based on knowledge adapted from Motor Insurance and Motor Insurance Claims Handling 1. The course is the last course for claims handlers wanting to achieve an authorization in Motor Insurance, and the topics examined thoroughly are of special importance.

Learning outcome
Acquired knowledge
After this course the students will have obtained a thorough knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Liability Act and other relevant rules and regulations concerning motor vehicle insurance, and will be able to account for practical claims handling by the rules and regulation regarding accidents and damages where motor vehicles is involved. They will obtain a thorough understanding regarding deprivation and recourse. The students will also obtain basic skills regarding the principles of claims for damages for personal injury, especially the first phase.

Acquired skills
At the end of this course, the students will be able to solve most practical issues that may come into being in claims handling topics regarding damage done to property and simple personal injury claims in Motor Insurance.

During the course, the students should have acquired a conscious attitude to the fact that their professional choices and advices first and foremost are of importance for other people than themselves.

The courses Introduction to Insurance ,Basic Claims Handling, Introduction to Law part 1. Motor Insurance, Motor Insurance Claims Handling 1 and at least one year work experience at a Claims handling division.

Compulsory reading
Engstrøm, Bjørn, Ole Andresen og Terje Bryn. 2005. Bilansvaret. 2. utg. Universitetsforlaget. 260 sider
Smedsrud, Kjell, red.. 2002. Skadeoppgjør Motorvogn del 2. 6. utgave. BI Forsikring. 132 sider
Trosdahl, Kristian, red. 2012. Personskadeoppgjør. 8. utg. BI Forsikring. 390 totalt / pensum blir fra utvalgte deler fra kap. 7-11 og kap. 12-14. Boka er under revisjon.

Lover, forskrifter, utdelt materiell

Recommended reading

Course outline
Settlements of claims regarding liability in negligence

Cases of doubt

Recourse (in-depth study)

Damages for personal injury.

Compensation according to Third party motor insurance –
Motor Vehicle Liability Act (bal.) § 7

Computer-based tools
It´s learning

Learning process and workload
Organized as distance education based on self-tuition and 4 send-ins (not mandatory).
Intensive seminars are organized and participation is mandatory (2+2 days)

Recommended workload in hours:
Preparation for intensive seminars
Partcipation on a intensive seminar 4 days (2+2)
5 send-inns (not mandatory)
Exercises and activities on Itslearning
Total recommended use of time

    5 hours individual written exam. If used for Authorization the candidate must obtain at least grade C.

    Examination code(s)
    FAK 26271 Motor Insurance Claims Handling B. Written examination, which account for 100 % of the final grade in the course FAK 2627 Motor Insurance Claims Handling B.
    7,5 credits.

    Examination support materials
    All support materials allowed including a BI-defined exam calculator. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA II Plus™
    Examination support materials are specified under examination information in our web-based Student Handbook. Please note the use of calculator and dictionary. http://www.bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids

    Re-sit examination
    Re-sit examination is offered at the next scheduled course.

    Additional information