Widow Says Contract ‘Indisputably Ambiguous’ As To Whose Lifetime Is Measured

Mealey's (June 21, 2016, 4:05 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — The widow of a man who was completely and permanently paralyzed in an April 28, 1983, accident recently asked the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to find that a settlement agreement and release with an insurer is ambiguous because it fails to designate whose lifetime is measured for purposes of monthly payments (Helen Kelley v. Westfield Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-6282, 6th Cir.).

(Appellant brief available. Document #50-160623-007B.)

On April 28, 1983, a severe accident resulted in William Kelley’s permanent paralysis....
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