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Insurance – Auto – UIM – Meaningful Offer – Online Form – Electronic Signature – Prepopulated – Discovery Violations (access required)

Moultrie v. Progressive Direct Insurance Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-178-17, 12 pp.) (David Norton, J.) 2:16-cv-03174; D.S.C. Holding: The parties dispute whether plaintiff electronically signed the underinsured motorist coverage provision of defendant’s online insurance application. Plaintiff’s reliance on disputed screenshots ...

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Insurance – Reinsurance – Collateral – Trusts & Estates – Asset Substitution – Breach of Contract – Tort/Negligence – Breach of Fiduciary Duty (access required)

Accident Insurance Co. v. U.S. Bank N.A. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-161-17, 19 pp.) (J. Michelle Childs, J.) 3:16-cv-02621; D.S.C. Holding: Plaintiff states a claim for breach of a trust agreement when it alleges that the defendant-trustee accepted substituted trust assets ...

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