Injured Passenger, Insurer Argue Application Of Policy Exclusions In 8th Circuit
(November 4, 2015, 11:08 AM EST) -- ST. PAUL, Minn. — A man injured in an automobile accident and an umbrella insurance policy provider have submitted briefs in the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals arguing over whether the policy’s intentional acts and violation of laws exclusions voided coverage for the accident, which was caused by a speeding, inebriated driver (American Family Mutual Insurance Co. v. John Donaldson, et al., No. 15-1465, 8th Cir.).
On April 10, 2011, John Donaldson was a passenger in a Chevrolet Venture minivan driven by his...