Consumer information: everything you need to know about insurance, Massachusetts Division of Insurance (DOI)
Links to sources of information on all types of insurance, including more esoteric topics like pet insurance, wedding insurance, and more.
211 CMR Insurance
15 USC c.20 Gives states the right to regulate insurance
Selected case law
Commerce Insurance v. Szafarowicz, 483 Mass. 247 (2019)
An insurer, who had defended under a reservation of rights and contested the judgment, was only bound by a settlement/assignment agreement reached in the underlying case if the agreement was found to be reasonable under the totality of the circumstances.
Green Mountain Insurance Co. v. Wakelin, 484 Mass. 222 (2020)
Discusses the meaning of "arising out of a premises" property insurance exclusion.
Rawan v. Continental Insurance Co., 483 Mass. 654 (2019)
Consent-to-settle clauses in professional liability insurance policies are legal, but when the insured refuses to settle, the insurer still owes some duties to a third-party claimant.
DOI Bulletin 2007-15: Written notice to claimants of payment of claims in third party settlements
Insurance companies are directed to notify clients when payment of settlement of $5000 or more has been made to the client's attorney.
Travel insurance, Division of Insurance
Consumers planning a trip may consider travel insurance to protect their investment.
Insurance law, (Mass. practice v.58), Thomson Reuters, 2013 with supplement.
Insurance law in a nutshell, West, 2022.
Massachusetts bad faith insurance litigation; the law of chapter 176D, Lawyers Weekly, 2020.
Massachusetts liability insurance manual, 3rd ed., MCLE, 2017, loose-leaf.
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