Insurer, Aircraft Owner Debate Policy Restrictions In 4th Circuit Briefing

Mealey's (August 30, 2016, 10:47 AM EDT) -- RICHMOND, Va. — An aircraft owner and his insurer recently briefed the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals over whether Virginia law prohibited a contract limiting coverage only to approved users of the vehicle (John Corradi v. Old United Casualty Co., No. 16-1150, 4th Cir.).

(Opening brief available. Document #50-160831-007B.)

In June 2014, John Corradi’s 1942 Waco UPF-7 aircraft was involved in an accident while returning from an airshow. Bryon Stewart was operating the aircraft at the time of the accident.

Corradi sought coverage under an...
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