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HB 1116 - Insurance; uninsured motorist coverage; revise liability of an insurer upon refusal to pay an insured

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Joseph Gullett
Last Action: 3/12/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
House Committee: Special Committee on Access to the Civil Justice System
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 1116 amends Code Section 33-7-11 of the OCGA to revise the penalties for insurers that negligently or in bad faith refuse to pay for uninsured motorist coverage under motor vehicle liability policies to 25 percent of the recovery or $25,000.00, whichever is greater.

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