Insurance 101 – Chapter 4 – Volume 18 – Representations

Representations

There is a broad and material distinction between a warranty and a representation. A representation is not a part of the contract, but is collateral thereto, while a warranty is a part of the contract. In consequence of this, while the falsity of a representation is not a ground for avoiding the contract unless material to the risk, a warranty as to any fact will preclude any inquiry as to the materiality of that fact.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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