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      RS 22:1896     


§1896.  Right to transparency and integrity in adjustment of property claims

A.  An insurer of a residential or commercial property shall respond to all inquiries or requests from the insured within fourteen days of the inquiry or request, unless such time period to respond has been extended by the commissioner of insurance because of a disaster or emergency declared in accordance with R.S. 29:721 et seq.

B.  An insurer of a residential or commercial property shall provide prompt adjustment by a qualified adjuster pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 22:1661 et seq., the Louisiana Claims Adjuster Act.

C.  Any violations of this Section that are committed or performed with such frequency as to indicate a general business practice such as those enumerated in R.S. 22:1964(14) shall be subject to the provisions of R.S. 22:1964 et seq., the Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Acts 2007, No. 222, §1, eff. July 2, 2007; Redesignated from R.S. 22:1476 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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