2015 ORS 742.554¹
Disclosures required by insurer to motor vehicle owner when insurer declares vehicle total loss

When an insurer declares a motor vehicle a total loss and offers to make a cash settlement to an insured or third-party owner of the motor vehicle, the insurer shall provide the insured or third-party owner:

(1) Any valuation or appraisal reports relied upon by the insurer to determine value; and

(2) A written statement in a form provided by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services that includes:

(a) Information about total loss, vehicle valuation and the duties of the insurer; and

(b) The manner in which and under what circumstances the insured may contact the Insurance Division of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. [2009 c.65 §2]

Note: 742.554 (Disclosures required by insurer to motor vehicle owner when insurer declares vehicle total loss) and 742.558 (Dispute resolution process for total loss vehicles) were added to and made a part of the Insurance Code by legislative action but were not added to ORS chapter 742 or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.