Claims Handling Requirements by State of Tennessee
by Robert Trautmann, MERLIN LAW GROUP
As promised in my recent post regarding the Gatlinburg fires, today we are looking at the claims handling guidelines provided by the Tennessee code. The Tennessee code has some general requirements that require insurance carriers to develop standards and practices for the prompt and proper handling of claims in the Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act. Tenn. Code Ann. § 56-8-105.