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California Study Finds Licensed Illegal Immigrants Would Lead to Fewer UM Claims

A California study shows drivers’ licenses for illegal immigrants would make streets safer. The Department of Motor Vehicles report says unlicensed drivers in the state, most of them illegal immigrants are nearly three times likely to cause a deadly crash. …

Illinois Court Upholds Uninsured Motorist Claim Time Limit

A contractual time limitation to report an uninsured motorist claim as required in an auto insurance policy does not violate public policy, according to a decision rendered by the Illinois Supreme Court. The case involved an Illinois insured, Terry J. …

Stepping Outside of UM Coverage: Assaults by an Insured Outside a Vehicle

Recently, the Colorado Court of Appeals found that a road rage incident involving the use of a vehicle to block a second car in order to commit an assault of the occupants of the second car did not involve the …

Washington Court Rules in Single-Car, Underinsured Motorist Case

A Washington State couple has been turned down on their appeal of a ruling that said Farmers Insurance can deny their uninsured motorist claim following a single-car accident, which they said was caused by another driver who disappeared. The case …