Written notice of insurance claim

Section 397. Any person having any claim upon the policy issued pursuant to this chapter shall, without any unnecessary delay, present to the insurance company concerned a written notice of claim setting forth the nature, extent and duration of the injuries sustained as certified by a duly licensed physician. Notice of claim must be filed within six (6) months from the date of accident, otherwise, the claim shall be deemed waived. Action or suit for recovery of damage due to loss or injury must be brought, in proper cases, with the Commissioner or the courts within one (1) year from denial of the claim, otherwise, the claimant’s right of action shall prescribe. (Republic Act No. 10607)