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Scheid Amnd. - Insurance Payouts Amendment - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (37-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Insurance Payouts Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass an amendment that sets a limit on the amount awarded in attorney fees and also grants an additional bonus to the insured if their insurer denies a valid claim.

Highlights:
- Allows the insured to be awarded an additional amount of half of the proceeds already awarded and not to exceed $100,000. - Limits attorney fees to half of the proceeds and in no case more than $40,000. - Takes effect August 1, 2008.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Insurance Payouts Amendment

Sponsors

  • Linda Scheid (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
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