DIRECT-ACTION STATUTE

DIRECT-ACTION STATUTE

direct-action statute. A statute that grants an injured party direct standing to sue an insurer instead of the insured tortfeasor. ? Under Rhode Island’s direct-action statute, for example, an injured party may bring a direct action against an insurer when good-faith efforts to serve process on the insured are unsuccessful. These statutes exist in several states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. [Cases: Insurance 3542. C.J.S. Insurance ¡ì¡ì 1407¨C1413, 1523, 1642.]
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