Quick Note: Insurer’s Denial of Coverage Waives Right to Enforce Post-Loss Policy Conditions

November 2, 2017
David Adelstein - Florida Construction Legal Updates

There is ostensibly a big difference between an insurance carrier DENYING coverage and simply asking for additional information, as permitted under the post-loss conditions of a property (first-party) insurance policy, right? Typically, the answer is yes and there is a big difference. If an insured refuses to comply with post-loss conditions under their insurance policy, they are shooting themselves in the foot (in most cases) by giving the insurer an out when it comes to coverage. If an insurance carrier denies coverage, however, the insurance carrier cannot then require its insured to comply with post-loss conditions in the property insurance policy.

Mr. Adelstein may be contacted at Dadelstein@gmail.com


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