uninsured motorist insurance News

Conn. Supreme: Litigation Privilege Protects Insurer’s False Statements from Bad Faith Suit

False statements that Liberty Mutual made while preparing for a lawsuit relating to an underinsured motorist claim are protected by the litigation privilege and cannot be used to prove bad faith, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled in a decision published …

Maryland High Court: Insurer Can’t Add Medical Bill ‘Write Down’ to WC Offset

Maryland’s highest court on Tuesday issued instructions on how the cost of workers’ compensation benefits should be deducted from another insurance recovery when accident victims are owed coverage under more than one policy. Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Co. filed a $618,685.56 …

Montana Supreme Voids UIM Exclusion For Motorcyles Owned By Policyholder

An insurer wrongly denied uninsured motorist coverage to a policyholder who was injured while riding his motorcycle even though the policy excluded damages caused by motorcycle accidents, the Montana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The high court ruled that the insurance …

Fla. Supreme Court Rules Collector Car Policy Must Include Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Specialty insurance products sold to classic car collectors must include coverage for damages caused by uninsured motorists — even if the owner is driving a vehicle not covered by the policy, the Florida Supreme Court ruled. All five justices who …