Farmers Insurance Prevails Over Medical Expenses Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 18, 2013, 4:04 PM EST) -- The Tenth Circuit ruled Monday that state law allowed Farmers Insurance Exchange to limit its coverage of medical expenses incurred in an accident involving a Colorado man who subsequently filed a proposed class action against the company.

The appeals court decided that a statute requiring car insurance policies to cover medical payments due to a vehicular accident doesn't explicitly block insurers from limiting their coverage to within two years from the date of the accident.

Plaintiff Lawrence Countryman accused the company of breaching its policy contract...
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