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Jun 21, 2019

Woman’s death months after wreck results in multiple settlements

Two insurance companies paid a total of $215,000 in settlements after a woman died months after she was injured in an accident involving her husband’s vehicle. According to Stephen F. Gerring of The Gerring Law Firm in St. Louis, the woman was seated in the passenger seat of her husband’s Hyundai Tucson on March 8, […]

Jun 10, 2019

Supreme Court finds no uninsured motorist coverage for woman who died in crash

A Missouri woman whose daughter died in a vehicle crash is not entitled to underinsured motorist cover-age following the crash, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled June 4. The court unanimously held that Chelsea Seaton, the daughter of plaintiff Leslie Seaton, was not a defined insured person under two of her mother’s three automobile insurance policies […]

Apr 29, 2019

Insurance Law: Auto Insurance-Underinsured Motorist Coverage-Stacking of Coverage

The trial court concluded that plaintiffs’ four auto insurance policies were ambiguous as to whether they permitted stacking of their respective underinsured-motorist coverage limits. Where the policies’ “limits of liability” sections, standing alone, unambiguously prohibited stacking of UIM coverage limits, subsequent policy references to “other insurance” meant different insurance co[...]

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