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Is Appraisal Even Mandatory Anymore? Depends on The Policy.

| May 7, 2013 | Construction Law, Contract Law, Insurance Claims, Insurance Policies

Casualty insurance policies have long contained provisions requiring appraisal as to disputes. All too often, property owners would being suit to force their insurer to pay for a covered loss, only to have the case dismissed or stayed until the property owner complied with the policy provisions requiring such appraisal. After a while, it simply became assumed that before suit could be filed to determine the amount of the loss, submission to the appraisal process was mandatory. Not so.  Read More . . .

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