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Underinsured Motorist Not Effected by Governmental Liability Cap – Underinsured Motorist Coverage Is to Assure Insurance Coverage
Posted on 3 Nov 2014 by Barry Zalma

This case arises from a collision between a vehicle driven by Barry Hunt and a snow plow owned by Dane County. Wisconsin and operated by a county employee. Barry Hunt and his wife, Ashley Hunt, had a motor vehicle liability policy with State Farm Mutual... Read More

Recovery from General Liability Carrier Held to Reduce Underinsured Motorist Coverage and to Eliminate Any Obligation on the Part of the Injured Party’s Automobile Carrier
Posted on 9 Jun 2015 by Troutman Sanders

Elliott v. Geico Indem. Co. , 231 Cal. App. 4th 789 (2014), [ enhanced version available to subscribers ]. In Elliott , the California Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s ruling that a carrier’s underinsured motorist... Read More

Court Holds That Labrador/Boxer Mix Is An Underinsured Motorist [Most Interesting Dog Bite Coverage Case Ever]
Posted on 1 Oct 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

I love dog bite coverage cases. And there are a lot of them. So that’s a good thing. But that also means that there are a lot of dog bites. And since I also love dogs -- that’s not such a good thing. It’s a real double-edge sword. [As... Read More