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Mississippi High Court Holds Misrepresentation Voided Automobile Policy

(September 4, 2015, 11:14 AM EDT) -- JACKSON, Miss. — A 7-2 Mississippi Supreme Court on Sept. 3 affirmed a ruling that an insurer properly voided a woman’s automobile policy as a result of her failure to state on her policy application that her son resided with her, finding that the ruling in Lyons v. Direct Gen. Ins. Co. of Miss. (138 So. 3d 887 [Miss. Sup. 2014]) was inapposite (Katrice Jones-Smith, et al. v. Safeway Insurance Company, No. 2014-CA-00180-SCT, Miss. Sup.; 2015 Miss. LEXIS 456).

(Opinion available. Document #20-150918-001Z.)

The majority held...
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