This installment is the 100th by author Colin E. Flora for the Hoosier Litigation Blog. It is also, in honor of the big one double-o mark, the first of four on the day. This post focuses on the Indiana Supreme Court’s decision in Justice v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company, holding that using workers’ compensation proceeds to calculate underinsured motorist (UIM) insurance coverage violates Indiana UIM statute.
The Indiana Supreme Court has handed down an opinion that drastically changes the landscape of underinsured motor vehicle insurance. The opinion reveals that many more people have had a right to recover under their policies than the insurance companies have been paying out.