Insured Is Permitted To Stack Coverages, 8th Circuit Panel Determines

Insured Is Permitted To Stack Coverages, 8th Circuit Panel Determines

ST. LOUIS - An insured is entitled to stack underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage contained in five separate policies because the policies could be reasonably interpreted to allow stacking when an accident falls under the policies' "other insurance" provision, which does not bar the stacking of coverages, the Eighth U.S. Court of Appeals said Jan. 15 (Kelly Jordan, et al. v. Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois, No. 12-3881, 8th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 763).

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