Insurers do not want to cover pollution under a basic automobile insurance policy. In their generosity they take on the liability of their insureds if, as a result of a collision or upset of an insured vehicle, some pollution occurs. That does not, however...
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Bayle v. Allstate Insurance Co.
2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 16635...
By Jeffrey E. Thomas, Associate Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Missouri - Kansas City
Uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance issues are among the most technical and complex in the area of automobile insurance. This chapter is...
By Andrew Janquitto, Partner, Mudd, Harrison & Burch, L.L.P
Chapter 62 examines physical damage coverage for motor vehicles, which is a first-party insurance coverage designed to protect the insured vehicle from direct and accidental loss caused...
By Lane Finch, Member, Hand Arendall LLC
"The automobile is so much a part of American life that there are few activities in which the 'use of an automobile' does not play a part somewhere in the chain of events." In 2009 there...
By Christopher J. Robinette, Associate Professor at the Widener University School of Law
Chapter 61 provides an overview of automobile insurance law in the United States, including many matters that will be covered in greater detail in subsequent...
By Eileen Swarbrick, Attorney
Chapter 66 provides an in-depth discussion of no-fault insurance law. No-fault insurance refers to insurance for which an insured is compensated for economic losses no matter who is at fault in an accident. No-fault coverage...
By Donald M. Carley, Associate General Counsel, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Chapter 64 provides an overview of one of the most overlooked coverages in the personal automobile insurance contract - the medical payments coverage. The...
By Jeffery Thomas, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at the University of Missouri - Kansas City
Having recently finished my annual update to the three-volume treatise Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance , I am a struck...
By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant
Just because, after an accident, an insured wishes he had higher policy limits does not mean the insured can change the language of a policy. That does not stop them from trying. In Paul Davis and Sarah K. Davis...
By Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP
Will More Money
Now, Err, Flo?
house, if my wife says something, and her mother agrees, then it is a fact. I
could dig up Aristotle and even he couldn't convince that duo otherwise.
Insurer agrees to end unapproved use of credit score analysis in underwriting and implement other business practice reforms
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has announced that Safeco Insurance Company has agreed to pay a $900,000 fine...
Uninsured and Underinsured motorist coverage protects against injuries arising out of the use of an automobile. Missouri, in Walden v. Smith and American Family Mutual Insurance , Court of Appeals of Missouri Western District, (April 15, 2014) [ enhanced...
Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of America v. LK Transportation, Inc. , 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33660 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 13, 2014), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ].
In LK Transportation , the district court found that “hired”...
Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP
I own a car. And there is little doubt in my mind about when I'm using it. I get in. Put my drink in the cup holder. Turn around and marvel at the number of Cheerios in the car seat. Turn the key. Put...