Insurer Appeals Ruling Ordering It To Pay $1M In Uninsured Motorist Coverage

(January 13, 2016, 11:05 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A business automobile insurer on Nov. 16 asked the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a lower federal court’s ruling that ordered it to pay $1 million in uninsured motorist (UM) benefits, arguing that less coverage is owed because the insured’s president signed a form designating only $35,000 in UM benefits (Stefan Freeth v. Zurich American Insurance Co., No. 15-2924, 3rd Cir.).

(Appellant brief available. Document #50-160114-019B.)

Stefan Freeth alleged that on Sept. 21, 2012, he sustained an injury while working from...
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