‘Fundamental’ Notice-Prejudice Rule Applies to First Party Liability Insurance Claims, California Supreme Court Rules
The California Supreme Court has ruled that the notice-prejudice rule is a “fundamental public policy” that applies to consent provisions in first party liability insurance policies.
The Supreme Court of California has unanimously ruled that the common law notice-prejudice rule is a “fundamental public policy” in the insurance context in California and generally applies to consent provisions in first party liability insurance policies – but not to consent provisions in third party liability insurance policies.
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