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Jul 6, 2015 - ... law in Oregon allows insurers in that state to post standard property/casualty polices and endorsements on company websites, in lieu of mailing or delivering them to insureds. Insurers are required to make...

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Jun 27, 2013 - ... Oregon with electric vehicle charging equipment will be required to carry at least $1 million in personal liability coverage extending to ownership and use of the equipment.  Under a recent...

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Jun 12, 2013 - ... when policies explicitly state that loss recovery will be reduced by amounts due under prior insurance. The law further specifies, among other things, that the release of a hazardous substance into Oregon waters or onto the real property of others constitutes, in itself, "damage, destruction or injury to property." Given that, the costs of actions taken to contain such releases...

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Dec 24, 2012 - ... Oregon Dept. of Consumer and Business Services states that insurers cannot discriminate "on the basis of an insured's or prospective insured's actual or perceived gender identity, or on the basis that...

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Jun 4, 2012 - ... the statewide fire loss cost attributable to wildfire was selected by reviewing data from two sources: data reported to AAIS for Arizona, California, Oregon, and Washington; and data from the Oregon State Fire Marshal's Annual Report for six recent years. Counties were aggregated into two hazard groups for zone loss cost determination based on data from the Oregon Department of...

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Feb 15, 2011 - ... Oregon media outlets were reporting on a labor dispute between a company that specializes in installing solar panels and two men who claimed they should have been paid for...

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Feb 1, 2010 - ... critical role in whether the reader notices the information deemed to be important." Exposure Perceived problems with the organization of policies has led to some unanticipated exposures in recent years. In 1999, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled that a pollution exclusion in a dwelling property form did not apply because, by including the exclusion in a section entitled "Perils Insured Against," the...

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Sep 1, 2009 - In 2010, AAIS will withdraw several mandatory endorsements it filed in Connecticut and New Hampshire just a few years earlier. The endorsements amended policies so that same-sex partners in a civil union would have the same coverage as spouses in a traditional marriage, but the endorsements will no longer be needed. Connecticut legalized same-sex marriage in 2008 and has eliminated its civil unions statute as of Oct. 1, 2010. Civil unions in effect on that date will automatically become mar...

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Sep 1, 2007 - ... often, but when they do it can result in added compliance activity. Changes in insurance department policies frequently arise from court opinions. One example of this is the Fleming case in Oregon that caused a major rewrite of some Oregon policy forms in the 1990s. More recently, litigation in Michigan is leading that department to enforce changes related to three things:...

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Dec 1, 2005 - ... into a package policy.       The format also complies with guidelines arising from a recent California supreme courts decision regarding clarity in policy provisions, as well as those established by the Oregon insurance department. The new countrywide format eliminates the need to maintain separate forms for Oregon. Other enhancements to the program include: Incorporation...