Monthly archives: September, 2012

Late Notice Dooms Policyholder (Or, Do Not Be Like Archie Bunker)

Back when New York was the last of the no-prejudice notice jurisdictions, we policyholder lawyers had a saying that giving notice in New York was like voting in Chicago: do it early and often. ¬†Fortunately for policyholders in New York, the legislature amended Section 3420 in 2009 to add a requirement that insurers prove they …