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Breach of notification provision, failure to give insurance company prompt notice voids coverage — 8th Circuit, Arkansas

Posted in Contractual Liability
In American Railcar Industries v. Hartford Insurance Company, Tedder, American Railcar’s employee, was hurt while on a break at work.  Tedder sought workers compensation coverage for the claim, which was eventually denied by the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Then, Tedder filed a civil tort action against American Railcar (ARI) in federal court. ARI did not… Continue Reading

Uninsured Motor vehicle doesn’t have to include government vehicles 8th Cir, Ark law (unpublished)

Posted in New Case
In American Alternative Insurance Corporation v Williams,Williams was injured while riding as a passenger in an ambulance when it got hit by a city bus.  Williams got a $475,000 judgment against the bus company, which paid its limits of $25,000. When he made demand for underinsured motorist coverage, his insurer, American, said there wasn’t any… Continue Reading