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How to Avoid Talking Yourself Out of Your Insurance Coverage – Jacquelyn Mohr Heitman and Tae Andrews Author Business Insurance Article

Jul. 18, 2023
Policyholders often think that once their insurer has agreed to cover their claim, their obligations are done, but that is not the case.  Insurance policies generally contain provisions imposing a “duty to cooperate,” which requires policyholders to provide additional information and assist the insurers in their investigation.  Unfortunately, far too often, insurers rescind coverage based on information policyholders provide in response to requests that seem innocuous. In their Business Insurance article, Partner Jacquelyn Mohr Heitman and Senior Managing Associate Tae Andrews analyze a policyholder’s duty to cooperate with its insurer, the extent of the obligations owed, insurer attempts to fish for information that can later be used to dispute coverage, and what policyholders can do to protect themselves. Read the article here.
Jacquelyn Mohr Heitman
Partner
Awarded an honor for her work by the United Policyholders non-profit organization

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