Judge Finds Elimination Of Uninsured Motorist Coverage Was Not Clear, Conspicuous

Judge Finds Elimination Of Uninsured Motorist Coverage Was Not Clear, Conspicuous

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Even though an insurer sent a nonrenewal notice to its insureds informing them that the uninsured/underinsured (UM) motorist coverage was being eliminated from their umbrella insurance policy, a California federal judge on July 2 held that because the notice was not "conspicuous, plain and clear," the insureds' breach of contract and bad faith claims against the insurer survived dismissal (Pascual Trujillo, et al. v. Nationwide Insurance Company of America, et al., No. 2:12-cv-02958, E.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93117).

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