Category Archives: ADCF Policy

The Auto Dealer’s Coverage Form (ADCF) Policy: No Coverage for Violations of Prior Damage Disclosure Statutes.


In 2013, Insurance Services Office (ISO) rolled out its new Auto Dealers Coverage Form (ADCF) Policy. The ADCF Policy replaces the Garage Liability (GL) Policy which had been available for decades. One of the most major differences between the GL … Continue reading

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Sonic Dealerships Lose Class Action Insurance Coverage Dispute with Chrysler Insurance: Statutory Errors or Omissions Coverage did not apply to Dealers’ Failure to Disclose Price of Etch in Retail Installment Sales Contracts.


By Greg Johnson. I recently posted an article providing a general overview of the insuring clause to the “Acts, Errors or Omissions” of the new Auto Dealers Coverage Form (“ADCF”) Policy.  (See the article here).  This optional coverage is primarily … Continue reading

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The Auto Dealer Liability Policy: Analyzing Coverage for Statutory Acts, Errors or Omissions Claims (TILA, CLA, FCRA, ECOA, FTC, GLB, CFA & UDTPA)


By Greg Johnson. In previous posts, I’ve discussed the new Auto Dealers Coverage Form (“ADCF”) policy which ISO developed to replace the Garage Liability Policy in late 2013. Prior blog articles include: The Comprehensive Guide to the 2013 Auto Dealer’s … Continue reading

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Auto Dealer (Garage) Policy: Wrongful Repossession Claims not Covered


By Greg Johnson. Every once in a while when putting together a blog article, I run across an insurance coverage case that all dealers should know about.  Although not a recent case, North Carolina Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. v. … Continue reading

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The ADCF Policy: The “Auto Dealer Operations” Trigger


By Greg Johnson. In previous posts, I’ve discussed the new Auto Dealers Coverage Form (“ADCF”) policy (“The Comprehensive Guide to the 2013 Auto Dealer’s Coverage Form”), which replaced the Garage Liability form in 2013. This article addresses the insuring clause … Continue reading

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Oops!! Self-Insured Owner of Rental Vehicle that had no Obligation to Afford Omnibus Coverage to Permissive Users not entitled to recover $260,000 Settlement Payment.


By Greg Johnson. In an unusual twist, a rental car company insisted it was obligated to pay damages to a third party who was injured by the permissive operator of its rental vehicle and the renter maintained it was not. … Continue reading

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Auto Dealer’s Coverage Form: the Difference between “Occurrence” and “Claims-Made” Coverage for Violations of Consumer Protection Laws


By Greg Johnson. In previous posts, I’ve discussed the new Auto Dealers Coverage Form (“ADCF”) policy (“The Comprehensive Guide to the 2013 Auto Dealer’s Coverage Form”), which replaced the Garage Liability form in 2013. One of the most significant coverages … Continue reading

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