10th Circuit: Causation Testimony Reliable For Insurance Collision Suit
(July 21, 2016, 1:04 PM EDT) -- DENVER — A trial court properly allowed expert testimony on causation in an insurance coverage dispute over injuries suffered in an auto collision, the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held July 19, affirming that the insured presented evidence that a reasonable jury could find that his claim for benefits was fairly debatable (Donald L. Etherton v. Owners Insurance Co., No. 14-1164, 10th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13156).
(Opinion available. Document #30-160812-010Z.)
On Dec. 19, 2007, a driver rear-ended Donald Etherton’s vehicle. As a result...