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3.31.2008

Court Holds Any Contractual Waiver of Uberrimae Fidei Must be Explicit

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On 20 March 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rendered its decision in New Hampshire Ins. Co. v. C’Est Moi, Inc., addressing the maritime insurance doctrine of Uberrimae Fidei, or the duty of the assured and insurer of utmost good faith, for the second time in as many months. View full article (PDF).