2015 ORS 742.548¹
Required language in disclosure
  • conditions for rescission of release

If a representative of a motor vehicle liability insurer obtains a release for a claim of bodily injuries in person from a person who is eligible to receive personal injury protection benefits under ORS 742.518 (Definitions for ORS 742.518 to 742.542) to 742.542 (Effect of personal injury protection benefits paid):

(1) The representative of the insurer must provide the eligible person with a clear and conspicuous notice substantially similar to the following, which shall be incorporated into the insurer’s release or provided in a separate document:

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THE DOCUMENT YOU ARE BEING ASKED TO SIGN IS A BINDING CONTRACT THAT CONCLUDES YOUR CLAIM(S) AGAINST THE PARTIES IT IDENTIFIES. AFTER YOU SIGN IT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE ANY FURTHER CLAIM(S) AGAINST THESE PARTIES.

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(2) The eligible person may rescind the release if the person provides the insurer written notice of rescission no later than five business days after the execution of the release and then promptly performs all other requisite acts for rescission of a contract. For the purposes of this subsection, notice of rescission is provided to an insurer on the date and time shown on a properly addressed proof of mailing or electronic transmission. [2009 c.545 §3]

Note: See note under 742.546 (Required disclosure in release for bodily injuries related to personal injury protection benefits).


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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