Insurance 101 – Chapter 8 – Volume 9 – Exclusions


Wear and Tear, Inherent Vice, and Deterioration

It is inevitable that objects deteriorate over time and wear out. Recent decisions of the courts of appeal have gone through such changes that even an inherent vice of the insured property—a condition certain to result in loss—rarely falls within the parameters of a non-fortuitous loss.

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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