Tag Archives: Indiana Court of Appeals

Indiana Court of Appeals: Don’t Go Chasin’ Waterfalls, Please Stick to the Policy Interpretation You’re Used To…

(I know I’m dating myself here with a TLC joke, but I couldn’t resist.) Anyway, last week, the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of the insurer in Deeter v. Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Company (the opinion … Continue reading

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Indiana Court of Appeals: “Professional Services” Does Not Include Conspiracy, RICO Claims

Last month, the Indiana Court of Appeals held that “professional services” coverage under a health insurer’s errors-and-omissions reinsurance policies did not apply to claims for conspiracy, RICO, tortious interference, conversion, bad faith, and unfair trade practices. (So why is this … Continue reading

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Indiana Court of Appeals Enforces Arbitration Provision in UIM Policy

Today, the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed–unsurprisingly–that Indiana courts enforce arbitration provisions in insurance policies. In Pekin Ins. Co. v. Hanquier, the plaintiff sustained injuries when she was rear-ended by another car, and then sued the driver of the other car … Continue reading

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Predicting Indiana UM/UIM Decisions Is “A Team” Effort

OK, we’re dating ourselves with this one.  But if B.A. Baracus was a coverage attorney he would “pity the fool” who attempted to predict Indiana UM/UIM decisions.  In 2006, the Indiana Court of Appeals in Kinslow v. Geico Ins. Co. … Continue reading

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