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Attorney’s Fees as an Element Damages in an Uninsured Motorist Bad Faith Lawsuit Make the Plaintiff Whole, not His or Her...

A plaintiff cannot recover attorney’s fees in a Florida lawsuit for Uninsured Motorist (“UM”) benefits unless there is a dispute about whether the insurance policy provides coverage.  However, attorney’s fees from the...more

Michigan Auto Law

Does my Insurance Cover an Accident Outside of Michigan?

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If you’re going to be taking a road trip outside of Michigan, it is important to know what your legal rights are in the event that you are involved in an out-of-state auto accident. Can you sue the at-fault driver who...more

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You’ve been injured in a car accident. Now what?

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It is a sad fact of life that people are injured in car accidents every day on Delaware roads. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced that the number of...more

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What Is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

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If you own a vehicle in New Jersey, you are required to carry auto insurance. For many people, it is as simple as that, and they try to obtain the cheapest policy possible to meet the legal requirements. But sadly, many...more

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Eleventh Circuit (Florida): No Bad Faith for Investigating Claim

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On February 15, 2022, the United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit upheld the Southern District of Florida’s summary judgment victory for GEICO, finding that no reasonable jury could conclude that GEICO had...more

Robinson+Cole Class Actions Insider

Intra-Class Conflict Dooms Auto Insurance Class Action in Fifth Circuit

Last week the Fifth Circuit issued a short opinion that made an important point that does not arise often in class certification decisions. Class certification failed because the plaintiffs’ proposed theory of liability would...more

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Personal Liability and Property Damage auto insurance: What you need to know

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Personal liability and property damage auto insurance – which is also more commonly known as PLPD – describes the minimum amount of car insurance that a vehicle owner must have in order to comply with the auto insurance...more

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I-95: Car Accidents on the East Coast's Main Highway

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One of the most dangerous roads in America travels right through North Carolina. Interstate 95 ("I-95") runs from Florida to Maine, making it a popular choice for drivers headed to work, visiting family, or taking a...more

Robinson+Cole Class Actions Insider

Auto Insurance Total Loss Class Action: Ninth Circuit Affirms Denial of Class Certification

Numerous class action suits have been filed against auto insurers regarding the valuation of vehicles that are total losses. These cases typically allege that insurers are undervaluing vehicles in some common way or in...more

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Insurance Company Plays the Blame Game Even After Their Own Driver Admits Fault: Khadija’s Story

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After a car accident, the at-fault driver usually depends on their insurance company to pay settlement amounts. While it’s frustrating when insurance companies try to pay less than what’s fair, personal injury attorneys know...more

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Newly signed bill opens the door for bad faith suits against auto insurers providing UM and UIM benefits

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On January 19, 2022, New Jersey’s Governor, Phil Murphy, passed S.B. 1559 into law, referred to as the New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act (“IFCA”). The IFCA creates a private cause of action for injured motorists to sue...more

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Navigating Legal Needs Following an Automobile Accident

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Unfortunately, a number of car accidents occur every day throughout the country. Whether it’s a fender bender on the highway caused by someone who was texting on their phone, or a collision resulting from someone speeding...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Rear-End Collisions in Icy Conditions—Who Is Liable?

As winter approaches and temperatures drop, icy conditions are inevitable. When those icy conditions contribute to motor vehicle crashes, as they do several times each year, it can be difficult for motorists to sort out...more

Michigan Auto Law

Car Accident Repair in Michigan: Here Is What To Know

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Getting your car repaired after suffering vehicle damage in a crash can be extremely frustrating. On the one hand, another person’s carelessness is causing you to be inconvenienced and potentially face higher insurance...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Good Faith: Plaintiffs’ Complaints About Release Held Invalid

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently addressed the issue of whether tendering a policy limits check on a liability policy with an overbroad release could constitute bad faith. In Pelaez v....more

Michigan Auto Law

Do pre-existing injuries affect auto accident lawsuits?

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All too often, defense lawyers insist at case evaluation hearings, depositions, arbitrations and in court that auto accident victims with pre-existing injuries should not recover any – or should recover less - pain and...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

More Than One Collision, But How Many Accidents?

Automobile insurance policies specify a maximum amount the insurer will pay for a single accident. This coverage limit applies both to liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist (“UM”) coverages. ...more

Michigan Auto Law

What injury information must be in an application form for Michigan Car Insurance Benefits

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Court rules that a car accident victim’s Michigan insurance application must describe the nature of the injury, which may include symptoms traceable to an injury - Every person injured in a car accident in Michigan who will...more

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DCPD Coverage is Introduced to Alberta’s Standard Auto Policy

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I. Introduction - The Alberta Government has introduced changes to the Standard Owner’s Automobile Insurance Policy (“SPF-1”), effective January 1, 2022.  The amendments incorporate language that is more consistent with...more

Michigan Auto Law

Pizza delivery driver accident with pedestrian case dismissed

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Pizza delivery driver’s bad brakes don’t slow down court from blaming pedestrian injured while trying to cross the street - A pedestrian doesn’t stand a chance of getting justice in Michigan – even when the delivery...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Insurer Entitled to Arbitrate Disputed UIM Claim Before Insured Could Pursue Bad Faith Action

Brett McIsaac v. Foremost Insurance Company Grand Rapids, Michigan, A160389 (Sonoma County Super. Ct. No. SCV-265433) (Filed 4/30/21; certified for publication 5/19/21) - McIsaac had an auto insurance policy with Foremost...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

The Facts About Rear-End Accidents

The Facts About Rear-End Accidents - One moment you are sitting at a stoplight or at the end of a highway exit ramp, and the next thing you know, you see another vehicle careening towards you in your rear-view mirror....more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Medical Bills After a Pennsylvania Car Accident

How You Can Get Your Bills Paid - If you have recently been injured in a Pennsylvania car accident, you may have many questions. Initially, your questions will likely focus on your injuries. ...more

Michigan Auto Law

Should I cancel No Fault insurance if I move out of Michigan?

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Michigan auto No Fault insurance is expensive. If you’re planning on moving out of Michigan and becoming a resident of another state, you’re probably looking forward to insuring your car in your new state and cancelling your...more

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When should you hire a lawyer for a car accident?

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No one is prepared for a car accident and the impact it can have on your life. It can cause fear, pain, expense, and inconvenience. It also raises questions that you have never had to consider before, such as do you need a...more

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