Insurance Companies Must Show “Substantial Prejudice” to Deny Claims for a Failure to Comply With the Proof of Loss Requirement

Following the August 2009 Station Fire, the lawsuits of over 1,440 policyholders filed against Fire Insurance Exchange (“FIE”) and related insurers were consolidated into one case – Henderson v. Farmers Group, Inc., __ Cal.App.4th __, 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 1108 (October 24, 2012).  In this case, the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, issued …

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Insurance Agents May Be the Key to Insurer Liability

The Thursday November 1, 2012 edition of the Los Angeles Daily Journal featured Robert McKennon and Reid Winthrop’s front-page article entitled:  “Insurance Agents Key to Insurer Liability.”  In it, Mr. McKennon and Mr. Winthrop discuss how agents can be the key to rendering insurers liable for policy coverage.  The article discusses the difference between “brokers” …

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