2020 Georgia Code
Title 33 - Insurance
Chapter 24 - Insurance Generally


Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1989, p. 492, ยง 1, designated Code Sections 33-24-1 through 33-24-51 as Article 1.

Administrative Rules and Regulations.

- Regulations regarding insurance contract, Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia, Comptroller General, Insurance Department, Chapter 120-2-10.

Law reviews.

- For article surveying recent legislative and judicial developments regarding Georgia's insurance laws, see 31 Mercer L. Rev. 117 (1979). For annual survey of law of insurance, see 38 Mercer L. Rev. 247 (1986). For annual survey article discussing developments in insurance law, see 51 Mercer L. Rev. 313 (1999).

JUDICIAL DECISIONS

In 1960, the Insurance Code became, by law, a part of every policy thereafter issued in the state. Chicago Ins. Co. v. Camors, 296 F. Supp. 1335 (N.D. Ga. 1969), aff'd, 420 F.2d 376 (5th Cir. 1970).

Cited in Pennsylvania Thresherman & Farmers Mut. Cas. Ins. Co. v. Gardner, 107 Ga. App. 472, 130 S.E.2d 507 (1963).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Insurer's Wrongful Refusal to Settle Within Policy Limits, 6 POF2d 247.

Insurer's Breach of Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing - First Party Claims, 31 POF2d 323.

Civil Conspiracy to Deny First-Party Insurance Benefits, 49 POF2d 473.

Insurance Bad-Faith Actions - "Advice - of-Counsel" Defense, 16 POF3d 419.

Punitive Damages Against an Insurer for the Bad-Faith Handling of a First-Party Claim, 18 POF3d 323.

Insured's Proof That Pollution Exclusion Clause Does Not Bar Coverage for Environmental Claims, 38 POF3d 477.

Insurer's Failure to Investigate Claim in Good Faith, 46 POF3d 289.

Loss by Storm Damage Under Property Insurance, 49 POF3d 501.

ALR.

- Subsequent denial of liability following promise or negotiations as affecting contractual limitation for action upon insurance policy, 3 A.L.R. 218.

Duty of insurer to give notice of termination of agency, 14 A.L.R. 846.

What rights are waived by insurer who pays money into court, 15 A.L.R. 1260.

Reasonableness of insurer's demand for production of books or papers as regards time or place of production, 63 A.L.R. 510.

Incontestable clause of statute or policy as applicable to claims other than for death benefits, 94 A.L.R. 1133; 121 A.L.R. 1437; 147 A.L.R. 1015.

Full faith and credit provisions as affecting insurance contracts, 114 A.L.R. 250; 119 A.L.R. 483; 173 A.L.R. 1138.

Theory of waiver as applicable where provisions of policy or acts of insurer are inconsistent with statutory requirements, 9 A.L.R.2d 1436.

Misrepresentation by one other than insurance agent as to coverage, exclusion, or legal effect of insurance policy, as actionable, 29 A.L.R.2d 213.

Construction and effect of arrangement under which insurance premiums are paid automatically via insurer's draft on insured's bank account, 45 A.L.R.3d 1349.

Liability of insurer for damages resulting from delay in passing upon application for health insurance, 18 A.L.R.4th 1115.

Liability to refund local taxes as within coverage of liability insurance, 21 A.L.R.4th 895.

Applicability of other insurance benefits exclusion, from coverage of hospital or health and accident policy, to governmental insurance benefits to which insured would have been entitled by prior subscription, 29 A.L.R.4th 361.

Coverage and exclusions of liability or indemnity policy on physicians, surgeons, and other healers, 33 A.L.R.4th 14.

Criminal conviction as rendering conduct for which insured convicted within provision of liability insurance policy expressly excluding coverage for damage or injury intended or expected by insured, 35 A.L.R.4th 1063.

Construction and application of pollution exclusion clause in liability insurance policy, 39 A.L.R.4th 1047.

What services, equipment, or supplies are "medically necessary" for purposes of coverage under medical insurance, 75 A.L.R.4th 763.

Event triggering liability insurance coverage as occurring within period of time covered by liability insurance policy where injury or damage is delayed - Modern cases, 14 A.L.R.5th 695.

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