May 28, 2021
The Made Whole Doctrine protects an insured’s right to recovery before recovery is collected by its insurer. But what if the tortfeasor does not have enough insurance to cover the loss? Is the insured entitled to recovery for pain and suffering? And the ultimate question, when is the insured considered fully compensated for the loss?
Being “made whole” varies even in those states that do apply the Made Whole Doctrine. Listen as Steve and Rebecca lead you through several states’ application of the doctrine, from those that require a legal determination that the insured has been made whole before any subrogation recovery, to those that parse out the doctrine based on damage types, to those that reject it entirely.