Everything listed under: uninsured motorist

  • Binding UM carrier to jury verdict

    Does putting a UM carrier on notice of lawsuit bind them to a verdict in excess of liability coverage, or do you need to join them in the suit against the tortfeasor?  Read More...

  • Dealer Liability for Test Drive

    An uninsured motorist is test driving a car and rear ends my client. My client only carries liability on her car. Is there any statute or case that attaches liability to the car lot for the negligence of the uninsured motorist?  Read More...

  • Insurance Priority in One-Car Wreck

    I have a case with a passenger injured in a one-car wreck. The driver was not the owner of the car. I obviously can collect against the owner’s insurance, but can I collect against the operator also, or is the next layer of insurance the passenger's UM?  Read More...

  • Coverage

    I have a client semi driver who was rear-ended by a co-employee. Can he access his own UM even though he can’t assert a claim against his co-employee?


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  • UM Policies Charge Separae Premium

    I have a UM case where the UM policies charge a separate premium for each policy but company says that they have a non-stackable clause. Is that valid in Oklahoma  Read More...?
  • UM confusion

    May an injured passenger in a single car wreck stack UM coverage under policy on mother of tortfeasor driver, who lives in the mother’s home. The passenger is not a relative or household member of the mother. Answer: No.   Read More...

  • Medicare Subrogation

    Does Medicare subrogation right attach to UM proceeds? Answer: Yes. See: 42 U.S.C.   Read More...

  • UM

    A grown son lives with his mother and is in a wreck with inadequate liability available from the adverse driver. Can he make a claim under his mother’s UM, even though his car is not on that policy? Answer: It will depend on the language of the Mom's UM policy.   Read More...

  • Does UM Insurer owe duty to protect wrongful death beneficiaries interest?

    Man dies in car wreck and is survived by common-law wife and three adult children from a previous marriage. He has UM which paid full UM benefits to common-law spouse. Was she entitled to full proceeds or are grown children also entitled to some of the UM?   Read More...

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