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WHITE PAPER: Uninsured Motorist & Underinsured Motorist Coverage 3/28/2012


NEW YORK (March 28, 2012) —The ACE Group and Cozen O’Connor have released a joint white paper titled “Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Coverage.”   The report, distributed by RIMS (The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.), highlights challenges risk practitioners encounter and the responsibilities they assume when selecting, documenting and executing uninsured motorist (UM), underinsured motorist (UIM) and personal injury protection (PIP) coverage elections, as well as information about ACE’s new online portal – ACE AcceleratorSM – to assist risk professionals through the process.

The paper is available at:

The following authors contributed to the report:

  • Gary Kramer, Vice President for ACE Risk Management;
  • J. Scott Sanpietro, Senior Vice President and General Counsel for ACE Risk Management;
  • James R. Potts, Chair of the Insurance Corporate and Regulatory practice, Cozen O’Connor.

About ACE

The ACE Group is a leader in insurance and reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients. Headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE), a component of the S&P 500 stock index, the ACE Group conducts its business on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries. Additional information can be found at:

About Cozen O’Connor

Established in 1970 and ranked among the 100 largest law firms in the United States, Cozen O’Connor has 575 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including, litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and ambitious middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor serves its clients’ needs through 21 offices across two continents.

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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. RIMS has a membership of approximately 11,000 risk practitioners who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information about the Society’s world-leading risk management content, networking, professional development and certification opportunities, visit

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For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or



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