02-031 C.M.R. ch. 260, § 1 - Contents of the Notice

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

The notice given by an insurer as a condition of qualifying for the exemption from liability for certain inspection services pursuant to the terms of 14 M.R.S.A. §167 shall contain the following language:

THE FOLLOWING LIMITS OUR LIABILITY

We, the insurance company, our agents, employees, or service contractors, are not liable for damages from injury, death or loss occurring as a result of any act or omission in the furnishing of or the failure to furnish insurance inspection services related to, in connection with or incidental to the issuance or renewal of a policy of property or casualty insurance.

This exemption from liability does not apply:

A. If the injury, loss or death occurred during the actual performance of inspection services and was proximately caused by our negligence or by the negligence of our agents, employees or service contractors;
B. To any inspection services required to be performed under the provisions of a written contract or defined loss prevention program;
C. In any action against us, our agents, employees, or service contractors for damages proximately caused by our acts or omissions which are determined to constitute a crime, actual malice or gross negligence; or
D. If we fail to provide this written notice to the insured whenever a policy is issued or when new policy forms are issued upon renewal.

Notes

02-031 C.M.R. ch. 260, § 1

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