Insurance 101 – Chapter 12 – Volume 7 – Document Production -2

Document Production -2

The insured in Rymsha attempted to defeat the insurer’s argument by claiming the insurer was not prejudiced by her failure to produce  documents. The Court rejected the argument and found that the failure to produce the reasonably requested pertinent information put the insurer in the untenable position of either paying the claim  without question and without any means by which to investigate its validity, notwithstanding the circumstances and amount of the loss described in her unsworn statement and examination under oath testimony, or being sued for breach of contract and unfair acts and practices.

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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