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Insurer Able to Rescind Policy for Material Misrepresentations in the Application, Per Oregon Court

Last week, the Oregon federal district court issued an opinion in Settlemyer v Farmers New World Life Ins. Co., Case No. 14-cv-00356-AA, 2014 WL 5591013 (D.Or. Nov. 3, 2014), addressing whether an insurance company was entitled to rescind a life insurance policy based on misrepresentations in the policy application.  In […]

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Insured Cannot Demand Confidentiality Agreement per Oregon Court

The Oregon Court of Appeals on July 2, 2014, issued an opinion in Safeco Ins. Co. of Oregon v. Masood, — Or App —, — P3d —, 2014 WL 2978311 (2014), addressing whether an insured may condition compliance with an insurance company’s requests for information on requiring execution of a […]

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