§ 59.13. Foreign language requirement.
Each insurer shall assure that the notice required by § 59.6 (relating to notice of cancellation or refusal to renew; requirements) shall be given to each policyholder affected. In the event the insurer, or its agent, knows or has reason to believe that any policyholder will be unable to read such notice, the insurer shall assure that the notice is communicated to the policyholder by an appropriate foreign language equivalent or oral communication in a language understood by the policyholder.
***NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OR NON-RENEWAL OF INSURANCE BECAUSE THE
* INSURANCE COMPANY HAS DECIDED (to cancel) (not to renew) YOUR POLICY, PENNSYLVANIA LAW REQUIRES THAT YOU BE GIVEN A COPY OF THIS NOTICE. READ IT CAREFULLY.
(Name and Address of Insured)*
(specify type of policy; fire, etc.)
*, (is being cancelled) (will not be renewed) by the
**THIS (cancellation) (non-renewal) MEANS THAT THIS POLICY WILL NO LONGER BE IN FORCE ON
*. (date) YOU HAVE, THEREFORE, AT LEAST 30 DAYS TO GET NEW COVERAGE IF YOU WANT TO DO SO.
**THE REASON FOR THIS (cancellation) (non-renewal) IS:
**YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REQUEST THE PENNSYLVANIA INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO REVIEW THIS ACTION BY THE
* INSURANCE COMPANY. TO DO THIS, SIGN AND SEND A COPY OF THIS FORM WITHIN TEN DAYS TO THE PENNSYLVANIA INSURANCE COMMISSIONER AT THIS OFFICE:
PA Insurance Department
Bureau of Consumer Services
1209 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Toll Free: (877) 881-6388
Fax: (717) 787-8585
I request the Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner review the (cancellation) (non-renewal)
of this insurance policy.
(Signature of Insured)
**IF YOU HAVE ANY TROUBLE GETTING NEW INSURANCE, ANY INSURANCE AGENT OR BROKER MAY GET THIS INSURANCE FOR YOU THROUGH THE PENNSYLVANIA FAIR PLAN OR THE PENNSYLVANIA AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE PLAN (WHICH HANDLES ASSIGNED RISKS) IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR IT.
*This information must be supplied by the insurer sending the notice.
**Must be printed in at least 10 point type, all capitals. ***Must be printed in roman type no smaller or less legible than 14 point modern type, 2 points leaded, all capitals.
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