2020 Georgia Code
Title 33 - Insurance
Chapter 34 - Motor Vehicle Accident Reparations
§ 33-34-7. Continuation of Coverage Upon Death of Named Insured or Termination of Marital Relationship

Universal Citation: GA Code § 33-34-7 (2020)

Upon the death of or termination of the marital relationship of a named insured under a personal lines policy of insurance covering a private passenger motor vehicle, a spouse of said named insured who was covered under said policy of insurance immediately prior to the death or termination of the marital relationship shall upon notice to the insurer or agent of the insurer continue to be covered under said policy for a period of 90 days following such death or termination of marital relationship or until the expiration of the policy term, whichever is shorter.Every personal lines policy of insurance covering a private passenger motor vehicle shall contain a provision providing the coverage required by this Code section; and in the absence of such a provision in such a policy the policy shall be deemed to contain such a provision.

(Code 1981, §33-34-7, enacted by Ga. L. 1991, p. 1608, § 1.12.)

Law reviews.

- For annual survey on insurance, see 61 Mercer L. Rev. 179 (2009).


Cited in Green v. State Farm Ins. Cos., 206 Ga. App. 478, 426 S.E.2d 3 (1992).



- What constitutes bad faith on part of insurer rendering it liable for statutory penalty imposed for bad faith in failure to pay, or delay in paying, insured's claim - Particular grounds for denial of claim: risks, causes, and extent of loss, injury, disability, or death, 123 A.L.R.5th 259.

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