Insurance 101 – Chapter 9 – Volume 122 – Extrinsic Evidence

Extrinsic Evidence

California refused to follow the direction of other states that limit the determination of coverage to the four corners of the suit and the four corners of the policy (the eight corners rule of policy interpretation). Instead, the court wished the insurer to do a full investigation to determine if any extrinsic facts existed that established coverage.

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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