Posted on Aug 14, 2013
On August 5, 2013 opinion and order, President Judge Doyle from the Court of Common Pleas of Blair County set aside the household exclusion in Riley v. Harleysville. This case involves the application of the household exclusion in an underinsured motorist (UIM) case. P.J. Doyle finds that the exclusion does not apply to the Riley situation because it is ambiguous. The definition of "you" in the Harleysville policy is deemed to be ambiguous, under the facts of the case, and therefore, the insured Riley should recover UIM benefits.
If you desire a copy of the opinion and order please e-mail Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyer Scott Cooper at scooper@Schmidt Kramer.com.
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