2015 ORS 742.026¹
Underwriters and combination policies

(1) Two or more authorized insurers may jointly issue, and shall be jointly and severally liable on, an underwriters policy bearing their names. Any one insurer may issue policies in the name of an underwriters department and such policy shall plainly show the true name of the insurer.

(2) Two or more insurers may, with the approval of the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, issue a combination policy which shall contain provisions substantially as follows:

(a) That the insurers executing the policy shall be severally liable for the full amount of any loss or damage, according to the terms of the policy, or for specified percentages or amounts thereof, aggregating the full amount of insurance under the policy, and

(b) That service of process, or of any notice or proof of loss required by such policy, upon any of the insurers executing the policy, shall constitute service upon all such insurers.

(3) This section does not apply to co-surety obligations. [Formerly 743.057]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 742—Insurance Policies Generally; Property and Casualty Policies, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors742.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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