Tag Archives: UIM

The meaning of ‘occupy’ (access required)

Insurance maze

What does it mean to “occupy” a vehicle? For a South Carolina federal judge, intent was the key. But the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals focused on proximity. The appellate court on May 30 reversed U.S. District Judge J. ...

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Insurance – Auto – UIM – Med-Pay – Offset (access required)

Siron v. Allstate Fire & Casualty Insurance Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-234-16, 12 pp.) (Mary Geiger Lewis, J.) 3:15-cv-04868; D.S.C. Holding: Although the South Carolina Supreme Court has not addressed the enforceability of an automobile insurance policy provision authorizing underinsured ...

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