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T. Ray v. H. Austin

Case Conclusion Date: 08.16.2010

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: The State Supreme Court found that a meaningful offer was made and affirmed the circuit court's order granting summary judgment in favor of insurer.

Description: Represented Underinsured Motorist Carrier (UIM) where insured employee brought action against automobile insurer seeking declaration that insurer failed to make a meaningful offer of underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage to employer, and further seeking reformation of insurance policy to provide UIM coverage for injuries employee sustained while driving employer's vehicle in a collision with underinsured driver. Court granted summary judgment in favor of insurer and employee appealed. The State Supreme Court asserted jurisdiction and heard oral argument and determined that insurer made a meaningful offer of UIM coverage to insured.

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