AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE IN JAPAN (2014)

The ISJ series textbook "Automobile Insurance in Japan (2014)" was published in June 2014.
[A4 size; 192 pages; JPY5,240 plus 8% tax if purchased in Japan]

CHAPTER 1 The History of Automobile Insurance in Japan & the Current Situation

  1. Past Development of Automobile Insurance
  2. Current Situation of the Automobile Insurance Market

CHAPTER 2 Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance

  1. The Growing Number of Automobile & Traffic Accidents
  2. Laws relevant to Automobile Accidents
  3. Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance Contract
  4. Premium Rates for Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance
  5. Operation of Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance
  6. Claims Handling
  7. Dispute Settlement Scheme for Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance
  8. Government Compensation Plan

CHAPTER 3 Voluntary Automobile Insurance

  1. Standard Automobile Insurance Policy Structure
  2. Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage-Section for Bodily Injury Liability
  3. Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage-Section for Property Damage Liability
  4. Coverage for Self-Incurred Personal Accident
  5. Protection against Uninsured Automobiles
  6. Coverage for Passengers' Personal Accident
  7. Damage to Own Vehicle Coverage (Physical Damage)
  8. Endorsements to Automobile Insurance Standard Policy
  9. Bodily Injury Indemnity Insurance
  10. Motorists' Legal Liability Insurance
  11. General Conditions of the Automobile Insurance Standard Policy
  12. Premium Rates
  13. Claims Handling
  14. Enhancement of the Claim Handling System

CHAPTER 4 The Distribution System for Automobile Insurance

  1. A General Picture of the Distribution System in Japan
  2. The Non-Life Insurance Agency System
  3. Insurance Brokers
  4. Direct Distribution