follow form

Follow form is when an umbrella policy provision follows the underlying policy as to how the provision applies.

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Follow form also identifies an "excess" liability policy that follows the underlying policies for most policy provisions. The policy may stand alone for certain exclusions, conditions, etc. while relating back to the underlying coverage for most provisions. This type of policy form is typically used excess of scheduled underlying insurance and usually contains a requirement that the insured maintain scheduled underlying insurance.