The ISJ series textbook "Automobile Insurance in Japan (2019)" was published in March 2019.
[A4 size; 184 pages; JPY5,200 plus 10% 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. Background
  2. Liability of 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. Voluntary 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. Bodily Injury Indemnity Coverage
  5. Damage to Own Vehicle Coverage (Physical Damage)
  6. Endorsements to Automobile Insurance Standard Policy
  7. Driver Insurance
  8. Common Policy Conditions of the Automobile Insurance Policy
  9. Premium Rates
  10. Claims Handling
  11. 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. Non-Life Insurance Agents
  3. Insurance Brokers
  4. Direct Distribution

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