MCL - Section 500.618

THE INSURANCE CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 218 of 1956


500.618 “Legal expense insurance” defined.

Sec. 618.

     "Legal expense insurance" is insurance which involves the assumption of a contractual obligation to reimburse the beneficiary against or pay on behalf of the beneficiary, all or a portion of his or her fees, costs, or expenses related to or arising out of services performed by or under the supervision of an attorney licensed to practice in the jurisdiction in which the services are performed. Legal expense insurance may also include provisions for basic legal services rendered to the beneficiary, by telephone or mail, by 1 or more attorneys licensed to practice in the jurisdiction in which the services are performed, none of whom are employees of or under the control of the insurer directly or indirectly. Legal expense insurance does not include the provision of or reimbursement for legal services incidental to other insurance coverages.


History: Add. 1982, Act 501, Imd. Eff. Dec. 31, 1982
Popular Name: Act 218