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Civil Actions - Prelitigation Discovery of Insurance Coverage

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Making specified provisions of law authorizing the prelitigation discovery of specified insurance coverage information relating to claims involving vehicle accidents applicable to claims involving any tort involving death or bodily injury; providing that an insurer is only required to provide a claimant with documentation of the applicable limits of coverage in a specified automobile insurance policy, homeowner's insurance policy, or renter's insurance policy; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Accidents
Beneficiaries -see also- Estates and Trusts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(10-1101 through 10-1104, 10-1105)

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November 28, 2017 1:09 P.M.