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SNR Denton LLP on Jones v. Farmers Insurance Exchange: Whether Insurer's Position Is Fairly Debatable Not Always Susceptible to Summary Judgment
Posted on 3 Dec 2012 by William T. Barker

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton LLP In Jones v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, the Utah Supreme Court held that the district court had erred in granting summary judgment that the insurer's denial of coverage was "fairly debatable"... Read More

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 65
Posted on 19 Jan 2012 by Jeffrey E Thomas

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... Read More

The Right to Stack UM Coverage Can Be Waived
Posted on 27 Aug 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant People who insure their cars in Pennsylvania have the right to stack coverages for uninsured motorist ("UM") or underinsured motorist ("UIM") coverages if they insure more than one vehicle... Read More

New Oregon Court of Appeals Decision Broadens Proof of Loss for UIM Claims
Posted on 11 Aug 2011 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By John R. Bachofner, Shareholder, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC The Oregon Court of Appeals has issued a decision in Hall v. Speer , 2011 Ore. App. LEXIS 998 (Or. Ct. App. July 20, 2011) that substantially broadens what will be considered a satisfactory... Read More

An Apple Can Never Be An Orange – Regular Use Exclusion Effective
Posted on 30 Oct 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant Erie Insurance Exchange ("Erie") appealed to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania from the grant of summary judgment in favor of Patrick and Daryl Rother ("Mother") in a declaratory judgment... Read More

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 65
Posted on 19 Jan 2012 by Jeffrey E Thomas

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... Read More

The Right to Stack UM Coverage Can Be Waived
Posted on 27 Aug 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant People who insure their cars in Pennsylvania have the right to stack coverages for uninsured motorist ("UM") or underinsured motorist ("UIM") coverages if they insure more than one vehicle... Read More

New Oregon Court of Appeals Decision Broadens Proof of Loss for UIM Claims
Posted on 11 Aug 2011 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By John R. Bachofner, Shareholder, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC The Oregon Court of Appeals has issued a decision in Hall v. Speer , 2011 Ore. App. LEXIS 998 (Or. Ct. App. July 20, 2011) that substantially broadens what will be considered a satisfactory... Read More