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Reviewed 2023

Joseph P. Monteleone

Summary: The reservation of rights letter is often misunderstood by insurers, insureds, and attorneys. This treatment attempts to clarify its use.

This article was written by Joseph P. Montelone who is Vice President and Claims Counsel at Hartford Financial Products in New York . It originally appeared in an edition of Claims Magazine and is reproduced with permission.

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