Judge Bars Expert Testimony, Finds Volunteer Endorsement Bars Insurance Coverage

(September 8, 2015, 2:10 PM EDT) -- VALDOSTA, Ga. — An insurance policy’s volunteer endorsement precludes coverage for an underlying personal injury lawsuit, a Georgia federal judge ruled Sept. 4, excluding an expert’s testimony that the endorsement provides coverage (GuideOne Mutual Insurance Co. v. Timothy J. Daniel, II, et al., No. 13-126, M.D. Ga.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118199).

(Order available. Document #30-150911-017R.)

On Dec.24, 2009, Jodi E. Darsey collided with a vehicle driven by Timothy J. Daniel, II, and in which Heather Daniel was a passenger. Timothy Daniel alleged that he “sustained...
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