State insurance law did not bar a non-custodial parent from receiving underinsured motorist benefits for the wrongful death of her son in his grandmother’s automobile accident, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
An automobile insurer may enforce an exhaustion clause in its policy to deny underinsured motorist benefits, the Utah Supreme Court has ruled in answering certified questions from the 10th Circuit.
An exclusion for those covered by workers’ compensation in an employer-provided underinsured motorist policy violates state public policy and is therefore unenforceable, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled.
Wrongful death beneficiaries are entitled to share in underinsured motorist benefits – even though their mother was the only remaining insured under the terms of their deceased father’s automobile policy, an Illinois appellate court has ruled.
Plaintiffs who brought a class action against insurance companies for violating a state consumer protection statute can’t use a “fraud on the market” theory because the plaintiffs relied on face-to-face transactions, not market price, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled in reversing class certification.