Steven Plitt, Expert Witness

Insurance Bad Faith Claim Handling Expert Serving Clients Nationwide

Phone: 602-322-4038

Steven Plitt, Expert Witness

Insurance Bad Faith Claim Handling Expert Serving Clients Nationwide

Month: April 2020

IMMUNITY MATTERS

Recently the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held, predicting the law of Mississippi, that when a driver was immune from suit, UIM coverage was not triggered because the insured would not be "legally entitled" to recover damages from a tortfeasor with no civil...

BOTH THE INSURANCE COMPANY AND THE INSURANCE BROKER ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE THE MORTGAGEE WITH A STATUTORY CANCELLATION NOTICE OF THE POLICY FOR NONPAYMENT OF PREMIUM IN MISSISSIPPI

In James Allen Ins. Brokers v. First Financial Bank, 267 So.3d 759 (Miss. 2019), the Court held that a mortgagee was entitled to coverage under a binder notwithstanding the insured mortgagor's failure to pay the initial policy premium. In this case, the insurance...