Vermont


CHOICE OF LAW

Choice of Law Admission of Extrinsic Evidence Insurer Allocation Pre-Tender FeesStatute of Limitations
Most significant contactsFacts known to the insurerOnly if claims can be “clearly distinguished”Not Addressed6 years
Amiot v. Ames, Amiot v. Ames 693 A.2d 675, 677 (Vt. 1997), Garneau v. Curtis & Bedell, Inc. 610 A.2d 132, 133-34 (Vt. 1992), Burlington Drug Co., Inc. v. Royal Globe Ins. Co.(12 Vt. Stat. Ann. § 511)
Pre-Judgment Interest Late Notice Public Policy Bar Independent CounselAtty's Fees/Decl. Relief Action
12%Notice-prejudiceNot AddressedNot AddressedRecoverable if denial made in bad faith
(9 Vt. Stat. Ann. § 41a(a))Northshire Communications v. AIU Ins. Co, 811 A.2d 216, 221-22 (Vt. 2002)Village of Morrisville Water & Light Dept. v. USF&G, 775 F. Supp. 718, 734 (D. Vt. 1991)