Twenty percent contributory negligence assigned to claimant.
Liable defendant in highway crash only has $15K insurance. Need for surgery is claimed.
Insurer disputes necessity for lumbar surgery in UIM claim before it pays policy limits in arbitration award.
UM claim in rear-ender goes to arbitration when State Farm offers only $13K against a $250K UM policy. Plaintiff was 51 years old and self-employed. Large loss-of-earnings claim.
Airbag deploys in left-turn crash and plaintiff is briefly unconscious. Has pain injections and claims she will need neck surgery. Defense doc says pain is from degenerative conditions of her neck.
After plaintiff makes his second UIM claim for a hit-and-run accident, insurer cries foul.
Mercury suspects fraud and medical overtreatment; refuses claims under UIM policy.
GEICO makes low-ball offer on uninsured motorist claim following heavy-impact accident. Arbitration took place 15 months after accident.
Plaintiff injured in auto accidcent says her insurer should have paid UIM claim earlier, lost her medical records.
Collision with underinsured motorist results in causation dispute with insurer.
Arbitrator says plaintiff already received enough insurance compensation, no UIM award due.
Security guard is rearended while on the job; minor property damage to car. Defense says pre-existing conditions were the cause of his ongoing pain and disability.
Plaintiff says the impact caused neck and back problems; defendant disputes extent of injury and necessity of treatment.
Rear-ender at low impact exacerbates preexisting condition. Uninsured motorist arbitration.