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Claims Journal Magazine Features Berger Kahn Attorneys in 24-Hour Reporting Column “What You May Not Know About Uninsured Motorists Claims”

(filed under: In The News | August 26, 2014)

Berger Kahn shareholder David Ezra and attorney Erin Mindoro co-authored a claims-specific insurance law column on the 24-hour reporting requirement for hit-and-run accidents, alerting claims professionals to the different approaches states take with respect to the typical hit-and-run anti-fraud measures, and letting them know that what some might see as mere ‚Äútechnical” violations in California may eliminate coverage for a UM claim that would have to be honored in a state like Arizona. While many claims professional see the physical contact requirement as a solid prerequisite to coverage, the 24-hour reporting requirement is often perceived as a goal, more than a requirement. Read more…