Tag Archives: UIM

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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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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