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Tag Archives: Auto Insurance

Contract – Roadside Assistance – Duplicate Payments – Auto Insurance – Lapsed Policies – RICO – Unjust Enrichment – Civil Practice – Personal Jurisdiction – Class Action (access required)

Gibson v. Confie Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-078-17, 28 pp.) (David Norton, J.) 2:16-cv-02872; D.S.C. Holding: Where the alleged RICO enterprise consists only of a parent company’s two subsidiaries with the parent and one subsidiary alleged to ...

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Contract – Unilateral – Auto Insurance – Glass Replacement – Reimbursement Rates — Acceptance by Performance (access required)

Southern Glass & Plastics Co. v. Kemper The defendant-insurer notified the plaintiff-auto glass replacement company of the insurer’s reimbursement rates and stated, “Performance of services irrevocably constitutes acceptance of the above price and billing instructions.” By proceeding with the work after receiving notice of the prices via phone conversation and fax, plaintiff accepted the prices.

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‘Tyger River’ demand nets woman hit by shorn-off tire $489K (access required)

Mount Pleasant sweetgrass basket maker Geneva Gathers was tending her stand on U.S. Highway 17 when a tire that was shorn off a Lexus in a collision with a truck bowled her over. Gathers later threatened to sue the driver of the Lexus, who was alleged to be at fault in the crash. "We made a Tyger River demand," attorney D. Nathan Hughey, who represented Gathers, told Lawyers Weekly. The claim settled for $489,613 last month before any suit was filed.

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