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Ringleader Pleads Guilty in Arson, Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Kansas City-area man has pleaded guilty to an arson and insurance fraud scheme that allegedly destroyed three houses from 2013 to 2019. Wandale J. Fulton, 40, was accused of conspiring with six others to buy houses, create fake lease …

Do Insurers Have to Disclose Their Investigative File Before an EUO?

Does the insurance policy’s implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing require the insurer to show its insured the insurance company’s investigative file before requiring the insured to submit to an examination under oath? This question was recently answered …

Compliance with the Examination Under Oath Request: A Must or a Maybe?

For decades, if an insured did not comply with an insurer’s request for an examination under oath (“EUO”), the insurer was entitled to summary judgment finding that there was no coverage for the claim. In 2012, however, in Whistler’s Park, …

Commentary: The Hidden Trap Lawyers Are Setting with Med Pay Policies You Must Know

Stop a crafty lawyer from setting this trap on you and your insurance company using the most powerful tool you have–the examination under oath. There is a growing trend with med pay policies. Lawyers are setting a trap. They are …

How to Effectively Use Examinations Under Oath

An examination under oath is one of the most useful tools available to insurers and when done right, can also be a help to insureds. An examination under oath (EUO) is a formal proceeding during which an insured, under oath …