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Failure to Comply with Duties under Policy

We have run into a situation in which an insured has failed to respond to our attempts at contact in order to obtain necessary information to investigate a businessowners liability claim. While the specific language in the businessowners policy does not state that failure to cooperate will result in a denial of coverage, page 188 of the Businessowners policy coverage guide (published by the National Underwriter) does state that “failure by the insured to comply with any of these duties may result in coverage being voided. Is there a specific section of the policy that addresses this issue?

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