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§ 10-1105. Form and procedure for disclosure

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: October 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 10. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 11. Prelitigation Discovery (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-1105
§ 10-1105. Form and procedure for disclosure
Documentation in writing
(a) An insurer shall provide in writing the documentation described under § 10-1102 of this subtitle within 30 days after the date of a request in accordance with § 10-1103 or § 10-1104 of this subtitle, regardless of whether the insurer contests the applicability of coverage to a claim.
Liability for disclosure
(b) An insurer, and the employees and agents of an insurer, may not be civilly or criminally liable for the disclosure of documentation required under this subtitle.
Disclosure not admission or waiver
(c) Disclosure of the documentation under this subtitle does not constitute:
(1) An admission that a claim is subject to the applicable agreement between the insurer and the alleged tortfeasor; or
(2) A waiver of any term or condition of the applicable agreement between the insurer and the alleged tortfeasor or any right of the insurer, including any potential defense concerning coverage or liability.
Admissibility of documentation as evidence
(d) Documentation disclosed under this subtitle is not admissible as evidence at trial by reason of its disclosure under this subtitle.

Credits

Added by Acts 2011, c. 76, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2011; Acts 2011, c. 77, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2011. Amended by Acts 2019, c. 748, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-1105, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 10-1105
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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