A Jackson County woman says she caught an STD while driving. Auto insurance will pay $5.2 million [The Kansas City Star] – InsuranceNewsNet
In an opinion delivered on Tuesday, a panel of three judges considered that the judgment rendered against
According to court documents, the woman, identified in court records only as MO, informed GEICO in
The insurance company refused the settlement, sending the case to arbitration.
The insurance company filed motions seeking a rehearing of evidence and the setting aside of the award, saying the judgment violated the company’s due process rights and that the arbitration agreement was unenforceable. The company appealed after those claims were denied.
The three-judge panel hearing the case found the lower court did not err in denying the company’s motions, saying GEICO had no right to “challenge these issues “once the damages had been determined and a judgment had been entered.
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