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Policyholder Claims and Remedies for Policy Disputes

Learn about the claims and remedies available to a policyholder for disputes regarding an insurance policy.


In an insurance relationship, disputes may arise about whether either party is fulfilling its legal obligations. In this lesson, we’ll look at a policyholder’s legal options for addressing insurance-policy disputes. An insurance company’s options for addressing its own complaints are covered in a separate lesson.

Imagine someone lived alone and had an insurance policy that provided $100,000 of dwelling coverage. The policy excluded coverage for fires that occurred while a home was unoccupied....