1. Can the insurance company legally blow me off and not cover the claim if I cannot find coverage from 10 years ago. They also cancelled current coverage forcing me to get coverage elsewhere.
2. SHould I hire an attorney and if so what type of attorney?
Posted: 12 Mar 2007 02:10 Post Subject:
She owned the home out right with no liens prior to 1995? If not, then the lien holder will probably have a record. Most people leave their homeowners insurance with the same company for awhile so going back further to when their was a lien might be a good start.
If the current carrier can show that the leak started prior to their policy period, yes they can (and will) deny the claim. What would an attorney do? Search through your mothers records (for a fee)?
Posted: 15 Mar 2007 02:20 Post Subject:
I am agreeing with TCope...call the mortgage company that had the lien at the time they should have it on record. I am not suprised that they cancelled your policy for something like that..they dont want to have any future risk...They shoudl have given you amble notice though they cannot just drop you out of nowhere...they have to give warning...
I agree here...dont get an attorney unless it really comes down to it. Try and get all the info yourself because that is all they are going to do right now anyway...why pay someone else to do it??
Another thought if you cant find the checkbooks call the bank they should have record of it somewhere..hopefully. At least you can ask...
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