"Chances are you'll see it if you look hard enough," says William "Chip" Merlin, whose law firm helped win a key decision on Katrina coverage in Mississippi's state supreme court. "Check in the exclusions section of your contract."The typical ACC clause reads like the one insurer Nationwide put into its policies and which Judge Senter called ambiguous: "We do not cover loss to any property resulting directly or indirectly from any of the following [excluded perils]. Such a loss is excluded even if another peril or event contributed concurrently or in any sequence to cause the loss."
2 Problems = Zero Money: The Anti-concurrent Causation Clause
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