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Torts: Motor-Vehicle Accident-Liability for Accident in Backed-up Traffic-Proximate Cause

Plaintiffs appealed from the district court’s adverse grant of summary judgment in their motor-vehicle negligence claim. Plaintiffs sought damages from Roy Brice, who rear-ended a vehicle; the accident caused a severe backup on the highway. Plaintiffs were caught in the ...

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Insurance: Motor-Vehicle Accident-Underinsured Motorist Coverage-Limits on Coverage

  Plaintiff appealed from the district court’s grant of declaratory judgment to defendant, plaintiff’s auto insurer, after defendant refused to convey UIM coverage following plaintiff’s car accident, pursuant to the definition of an underinsured motorist and the anti-stacking provision in ...

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Negligence: Motor-Vehicle Accident- Exclusive Remedy of Workers’ Compensation- Dual Employment

Plaintiff was injured when defendant fell asleep at the wheel of their tractor-trailer. Defendant was transporting goods as an independent contractor and mentoring plaintiff for the carrier’s training program. The district court dismissed plaintiff’s claim as barred by the workers’ ...

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