This is truly fantastic news that will allow people to use their insurance to true advantage in the event of a serious injury accident. Hats off to State government for getting it done. Contact us to learn more if you don’t know what SUM coverage is-it’s just too important to protect yourself and your family with this insurance.
On Monday, Governor Cuomo signed in law legislation impacting SUM (Supplementary Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists) Coverage in New York. Beginning with new motor vehicle insurance policies issued after June 18, 2018, optional SUM coverage will be automatically included in auto policies at the same coverage level as liability insurance coverage purchased, unless the policy holder affirmatively waives the coverage or affirmatively chooses to purchase lower limits,.