Most insurance policies contain a contractual provision that sets forth the time frame in which the insured must commence suit should a dispute arise concerning the policy. In many instances, these limitation provisions provide that the insured must file suit no later than one year after the date of the loss.
Continue Reading It took my carrier almost a year to make their coverage determination, and now I am being told that the one-year limitations period under the policy ends in a few days. Is that right?

As I write this post, I’m on a flight to Las Vegas, Nevada, for a Merlin Law Group seminar. I’ve been to Nevada before on several occasions, but this will be the first time to Las Vegas! It seems only fitting that in this episode we’re traveling to Nevada, the Silver State, to define insurable interest.


Continue Reading Insurable Interests Defined: A Blog Series – Episode Six, Nevada

I recently received a call from a policyholder in Nevada who inquired about the statute of limitations for an insurance bad faith case in that state. As some of us have come to know, there are differences among the various states as to the time limitations by which one can bring an action against an insurance company for bad faith.


Continue Reading Statute of Limitations for an Insurance Bad Faith Case in Nevada