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New York Choice of Law

Insurance policies are complicated enough without getting into what law from what state will apply. Some policies have a special “choice of law” or “governing law” provision that allows the parties to agree that a particular state’s laws will be used to interpret the agreement even if the insured lives in a different state.… Continue Reading

Which State Law Applies to My Insurance Claim?

It may depend… At least that is the short and simple answer. We constantly deal with people from different states who may have contacts all over the country, properties in various places, insurance agents in different states and receive policies of insurance in various places from insurance carriers located anywhere in the world. Sometimes questions … Continue Reading

Choice of Law: Which Laws Govern in Missouri in Insurance Disputes? – Not as Clear as it Should Be

Many policyholders’ insurance policies are provided by out-of-state insurance carriers. This can lead to issues when a dispute arises regarding which state’s laws apply to a given action. Generally, the parties are free to include a choice of law clause (a provision that provides for the governing jurisdiction), and this type of clause is typically … Continue Reading