2015 ORS 742.063¹
Filing and approval of liability form that includes cost of defense within limits of liability

(1) A liability insurance form that provides that the cost of defending a claim is included within the stated limits of liability may not be delivered or issued for delivery in this state until the form has been filed with and approved by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. In determining whether to approve or disapprove a form filed under this section, the director shall consider, in addition to the factors specified in ORS 742.005 (Grounds for disapproval of policy forms), the circumstances and insurance needs of the proposed insureds.

(2) A liability insurance form filed under this section may not be approved unless the form contains a statement approved by the director disclosing that the costs of defending a claim under the policy are included in the policy limits. [Formerly 743.115]


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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