Insurance 101 – Chapter 11 – Volume 80 – The Genuine Dispute Doctrine – 2

The Genuine Dispute Doctrine – 2

The California Court of Appeals, in Chateau Chambrey Homeowners Association v. Associated International Insurance Company, 90 Cal. App. 4th 335, 108 Cal. Rptr. 2d 776 (2001), extended the “genuine dispute  doctrine” to a factual claims dispute. Fraud, by definition is a factual dispute. The insured claimed he had a covered loss while the insurer, from investigation, believed it established that the claim presented by the insured was false and fraudulent.

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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