Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 189

S.P. 362 - L.D. 979

An Act To Require the Disclosure of Insurance Policy Limits to an Injured Party

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 24-A MRSA 2164-E is enacted to read:

2164-E. Disclosure of coverage limits to claimant; penalty

Upon written request by a claimant or the claimant's attorney, an insurer doing business in this State shall provide the claimant or the claimant's attorney with the liability coverage limits of that insurer's insured. The insurer must provide the liability coverage limits within 60 days of receipt of the written request.

An insurer who fails to comply with this section is subject to a penalty of $500, plus reasonable attorney's fees and expenses incurred in obtaining the liability coverage limits.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333