Assignment of Benefits Reform: H.B. 7065 (2019)
Provides for a prohibition on assignees accessing the one-way attorney
Provides for a prohibition on assignees accessing the one-way attorney fee statute, and replacing that with a defined prevailing party formula. Gives policyholders substantial new rights of disclosure and rescission, and requires both assignees and insurers to perform under new, strict timelines for the benefit of policyholders.
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