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

Insurance Law

FAILING TO RENDER AID AT AN ACCIDENT NOT COVERED

The Mississippi Supreme Court recently affirmed a trial court ruling that a policy motor vehicle exclusion barred coverage for a claim of delay in rendering aid after an accident,  In Champ v. Mississippi Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Co., 2021 WL 790679 (Miss. March...

POLICY BUYBACK LIMITATIONS

Insurance companies may negotiate with their policyholder a settlement of a coverage dispute through a coverage buyback agreement. In this situation, after a potentially noncovered loss has taken place, a settlement of the coverage dispute is negotiated whereby the...

MASSACHUSETTS SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT FOLLOWS THE MINORITY RULE IN ESTABLISHING PRIORITY OF COVERAGE BETWEEN TRUE EXCESS POLICIES AND DE FACTO EXCESS POLICIES IN THE AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY CONTEXT

As an issue of first impression, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court adopted the minority rule on priority of coverage, holding that after a primary automobile liability policy is exhausted, true excess policies and policies that are excess by virtue of other...