The WSJ Law Blog (sub req.) recently posted a story about how self-driving cars might wipe out the car insurance market. I think this does not go far enough. It will wipe out the whole auto-tort industry.
It's pretty obvious that when a car crashes,...
Sorry for being late. Busy week.
My associate, Yosef, is buying an auto insurance policy from GEICO. At the end of the process, the GEICO agent says she needs to read him a warning. About Rideshare.
GEICO then proceed to say that Ride-Sharing was not...
The Court of Appeals just handed down Connors v. GEICO. I had been waiting for Connors because I have clients similarly situated to Connors. My side lost.
Connors involved a dispute about how to read GEICO's UM/UIM section's Occur...
Encompass low-balled its insured by misusing Colossus
The Maryland Insurance Administration held that Encompass acted in bad faith by lowballing its Insured. Encompass had determined what settlement offer to make using Colossus, a program that helps a...
Nationwide lowballed its insured by offering $125,000 when they valued the case at $235,410 without being able to explain why their offer was so low.
Plaintiff was injured in a two vehicle accident when the other driver failed to yield...
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Obligatory Legal Disclaimer (but please read)
April 24, 2018
Have some mandatory fine print:
1. You are not our client yet.
This website and blog does not make you our client. We have to do a lot before we can sig...
An Introduction To This Blog
August 10, 2014
Who's Writing This Anyway?
I (that's Bob, for clarity's sake) and Yosef (my associate) write this blog together. Yosef does most of the first draft wr...
Appraisal and Its Limits
April 25, 2018
Almost all property insurance policies contain “Appraisal” clauses. These clauses establish procedures for settling claims out of court. Here’s a samp...
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