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HB 1187: Civil Remedies Against Insurers

GENERAL BILL by Baxley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Van Zant

Civil Remedies Against Insurers; Revises provisions relating to civil actions against insurers; provides definition; revises grounds for bringing action based on insurer's failure to accept an offer to settle; provides who may bring action; provides requirements for bringing an action; provides for release of insured if insurer offers to settle third-party claim within specified time; provides insurer has affirmative defense if third-party claimant or insured fails to cooperate with insurer, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 4081 (Ch. 2011-11)
Location: In committee/council (CVJS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2011 House • Filed
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 104
3/14/2011 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 219
3/31/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 04/04/11, 2:15 pm, 404 HOB --Temporarily deferred
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 4081 (Ch. 2011-11)