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20Apr, 2017

Underinsured Motor Coverage Is Not Like An Excess Policy

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: Midwest Insurance Law Guide, Underinsured motorists coverage|Tags: , |0 Comments

My Dear Readers:  a query. Do you really understand underinsured motorists coverage? If not, you are much like the Williams family.  They sought to collect money from their automobile insurer after the death of their daughter in an auto accident caused by Myers.   Their insurer denied the claim, even though [...]

5Apr, 2017

Courts Carve Up Absolute Pollution Exclusion Clause

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: Midwest Insurance Law Guide|1 Comment

SOME COURTS CONTINUE TO LIBERALLY INTERPRET CLAUSE IN INSURED'S FAVOR Forgive my absence Dear Readers.  Certainly you have missed our regular insurance lessons in this blog, yes?  Humor me please.  I have just come off two big trials since January.  One 6 day trial here in Omaha (defense verdict for our client!), [...]

17Jan, 2017

This Has Nothing To Do With Insurance

By |January 17th, 2017|Categories: Midwest Insurance Law Guide|0 Comments

My daughter's TV show called Teachers is premiering tonight on TV Land at 9:00 CST. The Hollywood Reporter and other  TV Critics have given the show an A+.  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/teachers-review-965076 Katie O'Brien is the second from the right.  She is a writer, producer and star. CHECK IT OUT!!!      

5Jan, 2017

Subrogation Variations

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: Midwest Insurance Law Guide|0 Comments

My Dear Readers, you must all be wondering whether subrogation can arise in all insurance cases – and if so, how?  Those of you who are addicted to the drama of insurance coverage, you know the answers.  Don’t be shy.  But for the rest of us, a basic primer might [...]

6Dec, 2016

Late Claim Notice Must Be Truly Prejudicial

By |December 6th, 2016|Categories: Claim Notice, Midwest Insurance Law Guide, Policy Defenses|Tags: |0 Comments

8TH CIRCUIT REJECTS "GOTCHA" POLICY CLAUSES.     In the new case of Century Surety Co. v. Jim Hipner LLC, et al, No. 15-2120 (8th Cir. Nov. 23, 2016) the insurer denied a policyholder's claim due to late notice.  The 8th Circuit panel chastised the insurer for its denial, stating that the [...]

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The Midwest Insurance Law Guide provides legal insight into complex insurance issues – in an inviting and uncomplicated manner. Our goal is to help insurance executives, claims professionals, and attorneys understand how the law interprets policy language.

Anne Marie O’Brien and Mike Storey

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