Category archive: Puerto Rico

Insured’s Material Misrepresentations/Concealments Sink Maritime Insurance Coverage

Summary: Markel American Insurance Company filed a declaratory judgment action alleging the maritime insurance policy it issued to Veras should be declared void ab initio. The District Judge agreed with the Magistrate Judge’s recommendations that the doctrine of uberrima fides governs this case, that Veras’ misrepresentations and concealments violated his duty of utmost good faith,…


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