Insurance 101 – Chapter 15 – Volume 26 – Proof of Arson

Proof of Arson

Although arson is not excluded in any first party property policy I have ever seen, the insurer’s defense of an arson for profit is misrepresentation, concealment, or fraud. If an insured sets fire to his furniture or car to defraud the insurer, the defense is fraud.

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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