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James Steele v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance
The insured requested a hearing following receipt of a notice of automobile insurance coverage nonrenewal citing two accidents as the reason for nonrenewal. At hearing, the company provided documentation demonstrating the date and circumstance of each accident as well as the amounts paid. The insured questioned the propriety of the company’s action.
Held: For the company. Pursuant to 24-A M.R.S.A.
§ 2916-A(2), the Maine Automobile Insurance Cancellation Control
Act provides grounds for policy nonrenewal when a named insured or any
other person who operates a motor vehicle insured under the policy is
involved in two or more accidents that result in either personal injury
or property damage in excess of $1,000.
Last Updated: August 22, 2012
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