Superior Court Clarifies Statute of Limitations Defenses in UM/UIM Case

In a recent decision in Novak v. Mutual Benefit Insurance Company, No. 1592 MDA 2021 (Oct. 14, 2022), the Superior Court clarified the Supreme Court decision in Erie Insurance Exchange v. Bristol, 174 A.3d 578 (Pa. 2017), to clarify the validity and proper calculation...

Third Circuit Clarifies Notice Requirements for UIM Rejection Waivers

In a recent decision in Keeler et. al. v. Esurance Insurance Services, Inc., No. 21-2449, 2022 WL 10319919 (3d Cir. Oct. 18, 2022), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals considered the technical requirements for proper notice of rejection of underinsured motorist...

Waiving Goodbye to Benefits

On August 4, 2022, in Koch v. Progressive, 2022 PA Super 131 (Aug. 4, 2022), the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld the continuing validity of underinsured motorist (“UIM”) rejection waivers pursuant to 75 Pa. C.S. § 1731 despite subsequent policy changes and...