Mid-Century Win Overturned In Accident Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 8:31 PM EST) -- The Colorado Supreme Court has revived a suit brought by an auto accident victim who reached a settlement agreement with the responsible driver to assign her the claims against his insurance company in exchange for not executing a $4 million stipulated, pretrial judgment against him.

In a 4-3 en banc decision Monday, the court overturned trial and appeals court rulings on the suit in which Nicole Nunn accused Mid-Century Insurance Co. of breaching its contractual duty to act in good faith toward the driver, Bryan James,...
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