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Assignment is a transfer of legal rights under or interest in an insurance policy to another party.
In most instances, the assignment of such rights can only be effected with the written consent of the insurer.
What is assignment of benefits, and how does it impact insurers?
What is assignment of benefits, and how does it impact insurers | insurance business america.
Assignment of benefits, widely referred to as AOB, is a contractual agreement signed by a policyholder, which enables a third party to file an insurance claim, make repair decisions, and directly bill an insurer on the policyholder’s behalf.
The Insurance Information Institute (III) describes AOB as “an efficient and customer-friendly way to settle claims.” Having a problem like a water leak in your home is stressful enough without having to negotiate an insurance claim. By signing an AOB, policyholders can leave that claim to the contractor they’ve brought in to fix the issue - in this case, potentially a plumber or a water remediation firm – and assuming that contractor acts in good faith, the repairs and the claim should be sorted without the policyholder losing too much sleep.
AOB – a fraudster’s playground In recent years, AOB has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Loopholes in the way AOB is being used are enabling contractors and restoration companies to abuse the practice by inflating claims costs and charging insurance companies for work that was either unnecessary or simply wasn’t done at all. These fraudsters then keep any extra money for themselves.
Florida-based insurance brokerage, AssuredPartners, shared the following about AOB: “Once you sign an AOB, you lose control of the direction of your claim. The contractor takes control and can submit whatever they like to your insurance company, sometimes billing the company double, even triple the going market rate for their services, and sometimes including work that was never performed.
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“You don’t see this, and you can’t verify what was done but you have now committed to this contractor. You now have little to no recourse, nor are you able to comparison shop if you’re not satisfied with their work. Even if their work is incomplete, or you are unsatisfied with the end result, they can still claim compensation from the insurance company, which gets deducted from your benefits.”
A number of things could go wrong with AOB. When a vendor assumes control of a claim, that company is still bound by the terms and conditions of the original insurance policy. If a contractor violates any of those terms, the claim could be deemed void, leaving the policyholder out of pocket for a potentially significant loss.
Also, if the contractor files a claim and the insurance company does not agree with the dollar amount requested, under the AOB the contractor can engage in legal action against the insurer without the policyholder’s consent. According to the III, this can lead to: “a state of affairs in which legal fees can dwarf actual damages paid to the policyholder – sometimes tens of thousands of dollars for a single low-damage claim.”
Protecting policyholders from AOB fraud The National Insurance Crime Bureau, whose mission it is to combat insurance fraud, has published a checklist for policyholders – also something that brokers can share with any clients considering AOB – to consider before hiring a contractor:
- Get multiple estimates for any work / repairs that need doing
- Ask for references and check reviews
- Never let a contractor pressure you into hiring them
- Get everything in writing, including the cost of the work, payment schedules, exactly what work will be done, time schedules for that work, guarantees, and so on
- Read the contract in full. If there are any blanks or concerns, do not sign the contract
- Do not pay a contractor in full or sign a completion certificate until the required work is done
- Check all documents that are sent to your insurance carrier, and make sure you understand them
- Work with an insurance broker to ensure you understand insurance policy language and to get help with the claims process
Impact of AOB on the insurance industry Insurers who choose to dispute inflated AOB bills are up against it in the era of plaintiff-friendly court verdicts. If the insurance companies fight in court and lose, they must pay compensation to the plaintiff’s attorneys, but the opposite is not true if the insurers win their case. So, the cost of the legal expense is prohibitive for the insurance company either way, which is why many insurers opt to settle.
Inflated claims and massive volumes of lawsuits have the predictable result of driving up insurance companies’ legal costs – and insurers are forced to pass those costs on to consumers in the form of higher insurance premiums and more restrictive policy terms and conditions.
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Assignment of benefits, what are the concerns or risks regarding aobs.
AOBs have long been a part of Florida’s insurance marketplace. However, abuses in the way they were being used in the marketplace have driven up costs for homeowners across the state due to unnecessary litigation associated with certain AOB claims.
Consumers should be aware, when signing an AOB, that they may become involved in the third-party vendor’s lawsuit against the insurance company if the third party and company are in dispute on the payment amount of the claim.
What precautionary measures can consumers take prior to signing an AOB?
OIR offers the following tips consumers should consider prior to entering into an AOB contract.
- Read your insurance policy carefully.
- Know what your responsibilities are after a loss.
- Know whether your insurance policy restricts your ability to assign your benefits and the terms of any restrictions.
- Know whether your insurer partners with any repair companies.
- Contact your insurance company prior to signing the AOB.
- Read the AOB carefully, ask questions, and do not feel pressured to sign it.
- Do not sign if there are blank spaces contained in the document.
Is a consumer required to sign an AOB to have repairs completed?
No. Consumers can file a claim directly with their insurance company. Filing a claim directly with the insurer allows the consumer to maintain control of the rights and benefits provided by their policy in resolving the claim.
How does a consumer know if they are signing an AOB?
After a loss, a consumer might call a roofer, contractor, plumber, water extraction company, or other third-party vendor to assist with emergency repairs. Once those vendors have assessed the damage, contractors or vendors may present consumers with a document to sign prior to beginning any work.
If the document is an AOB, it will sign over the consumer’s insurance benefits to the contractor or vendor and give this third-party the ability to negotiate and endorse claim payments or file suit against the insurance company on the consumer’s behalf.
An AOB must contain the following paragraph:
YOU ARE AGREEING TO GIVE UP CERTAIN RIGHTS YOU HAVE UNDER YOUR INSURANCE POLICY TO A THIRD PARTY, WHICH MAY RESULT IN LITIGATION AGAINST YOUR INSURER. PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT BEFORE SIGNING IT. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THIS AGREEMENT WITHOUT PENALTY WITHIN 14 DAYS AFTER THE DATE THIS AGREEMENT IS EXECUTED, AT LEAST 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE WORK ON THE PROPERTY IS SCHEDULED TO COMMENCE IF THE ASSIGNEE HAS NOT SUBSTANTIALLY PERFORMED, OR AT LEAST 30 DAYS AFTER THE EXECUTION OF THE AGREEMENT IF THE AGREEMENT DOES NOT CONTAIN A COMMENCEMENT DATE AND THE ASSIGNEE HAS NOT BEGUN SUBSTANTIAL WORK ON THE PROPERTY. HOWEVER, YOU ARE OBLIGATED FOR PAYMENT OF ANY CONTRACTED WORK PERFORMED BEFORE THE AGREEMENT IS RESCINDED. THIS AGREEMENT DOES NOT CHANGE YOUR OBLIGATION TO PERFORM THE DUTIES REQUIRED UNDER YOUR PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICY.
Can the AOB agreement be canceled?
Yes. Following AOB reform in 2019, a consumer can cancel an AOB without any penalties or fees. To cancel, the consumer must give the third-party vendor signed written notice of the desire to cancel the AOB at one of three points during the repair process:
(1) Within 14 days after executing the AOB;
(2) At least 30 days after the date the third-party vendor is scheduled to start work, if that vendor has not already completed a substantial amount of the work; or
(3) At least 30 days after executing the AOB, if the AOB does not have a start date for the work and the third-party vendor has not begun substantial work on the property.
What significant changes came from the 2019 AOB reform?
According to the Department of Financial Services, there were 405 AOB lawsuits across all 67 Florida counties in 2006, and that number had risen to 28,200 by 2016.
To stem the AOB misuse, OIR worked with the Governor, Cabinet, and Florida Legislature to pass significant consumer protection reform related to AOBs. On May 23, 2019, Governor DeSantis signed into law House Bill 7065 (2019) (“HB 7065”), a significant reform to the AOB landscape, effective July 1, 2019.
HB 7065 created section 627.7152 , Florida Statutes, which contains definitions and required provisions for AOBs, referred to as “assignment agreements” in the statute, that are executed under residential or commercial property insurance policies. An AOB that does not comply with this new section is not valid under Florida law.
HB 7065 also created section 627.7153 , Florida Statutes, which provides standards for policies that restrict the right to assign post-loss insurance benefits in whole or in part under a property insurance policy. Insurers offering restricted policies must notify an insured at least annually of the coverage options available for the assignability of benefits and must attach that notice to the premium notice. A restricted policy must be available at a lower cost than a policy that provides the same benefits but does not restrict assignment rights.
Assignment of Benefits Data Calls
In June 2019, OIR issued Informational Memorandum OIR-19-02M to notify insurers that a data call would be issued sooner than required in order to evaluate the preliminary impact of HB 7065. OIR has proactively issued a data call in 2020 to evaluate the preliminary impacts of the legislation.
Previous AOB data call reports are listed below:
- 2017 Report released on January 12, 2018 – Press Release , Report
- 2016 Report released on February 8, 2016 - Press Release , Report
Assignment of insurance policies and claims | Practical Law
Assignment of insurance policies and claims
Practical law uk practice note w-031-6021 (approx. 19 pages).
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- 1 Scope of this note
- 2 Assignment in insurance
- Legal assignment
- Equitable assignment
- 4 Forms of assignment in insurance
- 5 Assignment of subject-matter of insurance
- Difference between assignment and novation
- Conditions for assignment
- Effect of assignment
- Is an assignee bound by the dispute resolution provisions in an insurance policy?
- What happens if the insured assignor breaches a policy term?
- Amount of recovery of the assignee
- Competing assignments
- 8 Can assignees enforce the implied term that insurance sums must be paid within reasonable time?
- 9 Assignment provisions in insurance contracts
- Noting of interest
Assignment of benefits (aob).
Have you heard of the term assignment of benefits ? Do you know how it impacts you? An AOB is an agreement that, once signed, transfers the insurance claims rights or benefits of your insurance policy to a third party.
An AOB gives the third party authority to file a claim, make repair decisions and collect insurance payments without your involvement.
Review the resources below to better understand how transferring your insurance claims rights can impact you and your family.
Recent legislative changes prohibit a policyholder from assigning any post-loss benefits of a residential or commercial property insurance contract issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2023. Therefore, Assignment of Benefit agreements may not be established for claims made under contracts subject to this new law.
These legislative changes are part of Senate Bill 2-A which was passed on December 14, 2022, during the Legislative Special Session and signed by Governor DeSantis on December 16, 2022.
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What is an assignment of benefits?
An AOB is an agreement that transfers the insurance claims rights or benefits of the policy to a third party. An AOB gives the third party authority to file a claim, make repair decisions, and collect insurance payments without the involvement of the homeowner. AOBs have been used with life and health insurance policies for many years. However, AOBs are now being commonly used in homeowners’ insurance claims by restoration companies and contractors. Signing an AOB can be helpful with navigating the claims process, but if misused, it can lead to harmful consequences for the homeowner.
For example, you have a pipe leak in your home that causes water damage. If you call a restoration company to make repairs and sign an AOB that transfers your insurance rights to the company, the company can file a claim on your behalf and be paid directly.
What information must be included in an assignment of benefits?
The AOB must contain a written, itemized, per-unit cost estimate of the services to be performed by the third-party assignee and it must only relate to the work to be performed for services to protect, repair, restore, or replace a dwelling or structure or to mitigate against further damage to such property.
The AOB must contain a notification in 18-point, uppercase, boldfaced font that advises you that you are giving up certain rights under your insurance policy to a third party. The notification must also include the rescission terms.
The AOB must contain a provision that requires the third-party assignee to indemnify and hold you harmless from all liabilities, damages, losses, and costs (including attorney fees) if the policy prohibits an AOB. The execution of the AOB constitutes a waiver by the third-party assignee and its subcontractors of claims against you for payment arising from the AOB. The third-party assignee and its subcontractors may not collect, or attempt to collect money from you, maintain any action of law against you, file a lien against your property or report you to a credit reporting agency.
The AOB prohibits the third-party assignee from seeking payment from you in any amount in excess of the applicable policy deductible unless you have agreed to have additional work performed at your own expense.
The AOB cannot assign the right to recover attorney fees to the third-party assignee. In a suit related to an assignment agreement for claims arising under a residential or commercial property damage, the right to recover attorney fees stays with the assignor.
Florida law prohibits a third-party assignee from including the following charges/fees in an AOB:
- A penalty or fee for rescission of the AOB during the timeframes outlined in the AOB.
- A check or mortgage processing fee.
- A penalty or fee for cancellation of the AOB.
- An administrative fee.
If you are concerned with the language or terms of the contract, you should seek legal advice prior to signing the AOB. If you have questions as to whether the AOB incorporates the provisions required by Florida law, you may contact the Florida Department of Financial Services Insurance Consumer Helpline at 877-693-5236. If the AOB complies with all requirements stipulated by law, once the AOB has been signed, if the third-party assignee will not agree to release you from the contract, the only recourse is to pursue resolution in a court of law.
What responsibilities does the third-party assignee have under an assignment of benefits?
The assignee must provide a copy of the AOB to your insurance company within 3 business days following its execution, or the date work commenced, whichever is earlier.
The assignee must comply with certain policyholder duties as stipulated by the policy including the responsibility to maintain records of all services provided, cooperate with the insurance company’s claim investigation and provide the insurance company with requested records and documents related to the services provided. As a pre-condition to filing suit, the assignee must submit to examinations under oath or recorded statements related to the services provided, the associated cost, and the AOB itself.
Is an assignment of benefits a legal contract? How can I get out of the contract?
Yes. An AOB is a legal contract and it must contain three specific cancellation provisions.
- The AOB must provide you with an option to rescind the AOB contract within 14 days following its execution by submitting written notice to the third party.
- The AOB must provide you with the option to rescind the AOB at least 30 days following its execution if the AOB does not contain a commencement date, and the third party has not begun substantial work on the property.
- The AOB must provide you with the option to rescind the AOB if the third party has not “substantially performed” at least 30 days following the scheduled commencement date.
NOTE: Recent legislative changes prohibit a policyholder from assigning any post-loss benefits of a residential or commercial property insurance contract issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2023. Therefore, Assignment of Benefit agreements may not be established for claims made under contracts subject to this new law.
If I have suffered damage to my insured property, what should I do first?
If you have damage, you should take the necessary steps to mitigate the damage and prevent any additional damage from occurring. This would include any temporary repairs such as covering the roof or removing standing water. You should also immediately contact your insurance company to inform them of the damage and file a claim.
Do not allow a third party, such as a water remediation firm or contractor, to contact your insurance company for you. You should be the one to make the first contact with your insurance company. You do not need to sign an AOB in order to get your insurance claim processed or your residence repaired.
How does an assignment of benefits impact me, as a homeowner?
An AOB can be helpful with navigating the claims process, but if misused it can lead to harmful consequences. Below are a few things to keep in mind:
- You are signing over the rights and benefits of your insurance policy to a third party.
- Depending on the language in the AOB, the insurance company may only be permitted to communicate directly with the third party and you may lose all rights to the insurance claim, including the right to mediate the claim, or to make any decisions regarding the claim, including repairs.
- Depending on the language in the AOB, the third party may be able to endorse checks on your behalf.
- Once you have signed an AOB, the third party may file suit against your insurance company.
Tips to remember before and after you have suffered damage:
- Thoroughly review your insurance policy to ensure you understand the policy, including your coverage, deductibles and responsibilities after damage has occurred. You must also verify if your policy prohibits or otherwise restricts an AOB.
- Immediately following a loss, you have a contractual duty to mitigate your damages and make any temporary repairs to prevent further damage from occurring. Document any existing damage with photographs prior to making any repairs. Do not make permanent repairs prior to an inspection by the insurance company adjuster. The company has a right to inspect the damage prior to repair.
- Make sure you thoroughly review and understand any contracts you sign with repair companies, including an AOB. If you do not agree with the provisions of the AOB, you may be able to negotiate the provisions of the contract. You do not need to sign an AOB to get your insurance claim processed or your residence repaired. If you are asked to sign an AOB, make sure you read it carefully and clearly understand what rights and benefits you may be signing away.
- Verify the license (if one is required) of any contractor or vendor that you hire to make repairs to your property. You should also verify the company or person’s general liability and workers’ compensation insurance coverage.
Below is a checklist that may be helpful when reporting a claim:
- Contact your insurance company directly to report the damage and set up a time for the adjuster to inspect the damages. Do not allow a third party, such as a water remediation firm or contractor, to contact your insurance company for you. You should be the one to make the first contact with your insurance company - as soon as possible.
- Take photos of the damage.
- Make emergency or temporary repairs.
- Make an inventory of any damaged items.
- Save receipts for any repairs.
- Do not discard any damaged items without prior approval from the insurance company.
- Make a list of any questions you would like to ask the insurance adjuster.
- Request a copy of the fire or police report, if applicable.
Assignment of Benefits (AOB) is an agreement that transfers the insurance claims rights or benefits of the policy to a third party. An AOB gives the third party authority to file a claim, make repair decisions, and collect insurance payments without the involvement of the homeowner. AOBs are commonly used in homeowners’ insurance claims by water remediation companies and contractors.
Assignor is a person who assigns insurance claims rights or policy benefits to another person or entity through an AOB.
Assignee or Third-Party is a person or entity who is assigned insurance claims rights or policy benefits through an AOB and has the authority to file a claim with the insurance company, make repair decisions and collect insurance payments without the involvement of the homeowner.
Contract for Repair is a legal agreement for repairs that outlines the scope and cost of repairs to be completed. A contract for repair may state a certain amount is due up front before repairs can be started. If an initial payment is required, it will be listed on the contract and state the remaining balance is to be paid upon completion of the work. Most insurance companies will honor a contract for repair and make the check for outstanding amounts payable to the policyholder and the contractor.
Direct Payment Authorization Clause provides authorization for the direct payment of any benefits or proceeds to the company that is performing the work. This clause is found in an AOB and a contract for repair. Depending on the language in the AOB or the contract for repair, the third party may be able to endorse checks received from the insurance company on behalf of the policyholder for services provided by them. Also, the policyholder is responsible for payment of their deductible and any additional work requested by the policyholder not covered by the insurance policy.
Power of Attorney is a legal document by which one person authorizes another person to take specific actions on behalf of that person, as stated in the document.
Hold Harmless Agreement is an agreement that releases and holds a company harmless against all liability claims in the event the work is halted prior to completion.
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Assignment of life insurance.
WARNING! This form permanently transfers ownership of your FEGLI insurance to another individual, trustee, or corporation (however, premiums continue to be withheld from your salary/annuity). An assignment is irrevocable, and cannot be changed later. DO NOT USE THIS FORM if you only wish to designate a beneficiary to receive your life insurance. Instead, use the available designation of beneficiary form .
For more information about assignments and designations of beneficiary, see the FEGLI Booklet on Assignments , and Designation of Beneficiary and Order of Precedence .
FEGLI enrollees use this form to assign ownership of their life insurance coverage to another person, firm, or trust; and assignees use the form to reassign the coverage.
Request a paper copy of this form from your servicing Human Resources Office.
- Call toll free 1-888-767-6738 (202-606-0500 in the DC Area), or
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Topic #595 Assignment of Insurance BenefitsAssignment of insurance benefits is the process by which a specified party (for example, provider or policyholder) becomes entitled to receive payment for claims in accordance with the insurance company policies.
Topic #595 Assignment of Insurance BenefitsAssignment of insurance benefits is the process by which a specified party (e.g., provider or policyholder) becomes entitled to receive payment for claims in accordance with the insurance company policies.
Assignment of Insurance BenefitsI hereby assign all applicable health insurance benefits to which I and/or my dependents are entitled to Provider.
Assignment of Insurance Benefits and Release of InformationI authorize the release of any medical or other information necessary to process my claims.
The Court finds that the Assignment of Insurance by InEx to the Non-Louisiana Subclass is valid, binding, and enforceable.
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What is collateral assignment of life insurance?
Collateral assignment of life insurance is a method of providing a lender with collateral when you apply for a loan. In this case, the collateral is your life insurance policy's face value, which could be used to pay back the amount you owe in case you die while in debt. Collateral assignment of life insurance is a common requirement for business loans, and lenders may require you to get a life insurance policy to be used for collateral assignment.
How does collateral assignment of life insurance work?
If you die before fully repaying your loan, collateral assignment will allow the lender, or "assignee," to be repaid for the outstanding loan amount using your death benefit. If you pay back your loan fully before passing away, or if only a portion of your death benefit is needed to pay off your loan, your beneficiaries can still file a claim for the policy's death benefit .
What steps are required to apply for collateral assignment of life insurance?
Depending on your lender and the loan type and amount you're applying for, collateral assignment of your existing life insurance or a new life insurance policy may be required. Collateral assignment requirements are particularly common with business loans. Here's how to apply for collateral assignment of life insurance:
Understand the requirements
Find out if your lender will accept collateral assignment of an existing permanent or term life insurance policy . If so, confirm that your current policy's death benefit amount is sufficient collateral for the loan. If the lender requires that you get a new life insurance policy for the collateral assignment, you may need to shop around for life insurance with a death benefit amount that's sufficient loan collateral.
Apply for life insurance
If you're buying a new life insurance policy , you'll apply with the insurer. Once you're approved, double-check with your lender that the policy you've qualified for meets their loan requirements.
Complete the collateral assignment form
Once your first life insurance premium is paid, you can proceed with completing a collateral assignment form via your insurer. On the form, you'll need to provide your lender's contact information so they can be added as the death benefit collateral assignee until your loan is repaid. The form also requires signatures from both the assignor (you) and assignee (your lender).
Proceed with your loan application
Once your bank can confirm they're the collateral assignee for your life insurance policy, you can proceed with your loan application.
Don't cancel your life insurance policy during the course of your loan and make your insurance payments on time to avoid a life insurance policy lapse ; otherwise, you could violate your loan contract. Your lender may then have the right to raise your loan's interest rate or demand full repayment of your outstanding loan balance.
Will collateral assignment affect my beneficiaries?
With collateral assignment, you should still name beneficiaries as usual, but the total death benefit available to them will depend on when you pay off your loan. If you pay it off before you pass away, your death benefit won't be affected. However, if you pass away before paying off your loan, the total death benefit your beneficiaries can file a claim for will be reduced by the amount needed to fully pay back your lender.
Your lender will be an assignee rather than a beneficiary, and the assignee can only claim up to the amount required to settle your loan. Any amount remaining may be claimed by your beneficiaries, so be sure to update your beneficiaries as needed while your policy is active.
Other ways life insurance can help you with a loan
Collateral assignment might not be the only way to qualify for the loan you need. If you have a whole life or universal life policy, consider how much cash value it currently has. Instead of borrowing from a lender, you may be able to borrow from your policy's cash value via a life insurance loan . Note that there will be limits to how much you can borrow without putting your coverage in jeopardy, and any part of the loan not repaid by the time you pass away may be deducted from your death benefit.
You can also choose to cash out your life insurance policy. This would end your coverage, and taxes and fees will apply, but you could use the policy's value to eliminate your need for a loan or reduce the amount you need to borrow. Consult with a financial advisor to understand the implications of your particular situation.
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Assignment is a transfer of legal rights under or interest in an insurance policy to another party.
Assignment of benefits, widely referred to as AOB, is a contractual agreement signed by a policyholder, which enables a third party to file
An Assignment of Benefits, or an AOB, is a document signed by a policyholder that allows a third party, such as a water extraction company, a roofer
Assignment means the transfer of rights under a contract from one party to another. Rights relating to insurance contracts are choses in action, meaning rights
An AOB is an agreement that transfers the insurance claims rights or benefits of the policy to a third party. An AOB gives the third party
Assignment of Life Insurance ... WARNING! This form permanently transfers ownership of your FEGLI insurance to another individual, trustee, or corporation (
Topic #595 Assignment of Insurance BenefitsAssignment of insurance benefits is the process by which a specified party (for example, provider or policyholder)
Collateral assignment of life insurance is a method of providing a lender with collateral when you apply for a loan. In this case, the collateral is your
Norman Baker, The Assignment of Insurance Policies, 27 Marq. L. Rev. 171 (1943). Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/mulr/vol27/iss4/1
ASSIGNMENT OF INSURANCE ... (called “Policyholder”) by The Insurance Company of the State of ... Since the Insured has no right under the Policy to pay.