The Appeals Court affirmed a judgment in favor of MetLife denying an Attorney’s collision coverage for the Cadillac limousine he had bought to ferry clients to his office.
insurance coverage lawsuits Massachusetts
Massachusetts, as opposed to many states, allows insurance companies to pursue subrogation in the name of the insured rather than in the name of the insurance company. This case is one such example.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey first filed suit against the ride-sharing companies in July 2020.
A First Circuit Court of Appeals found that the failure to return a renewal questionnaire with updated information resulted in two Massachusetts insureds losing their optional collision and liability coverage and umbrella coverage in a Naples, Florida collision involving their Toyota Highlander and a $100,000 Lamborghini.
The dispute between the two insurers arose after a Haven employee had a catastrophic fall from Lanco’s scaffolding at Harvard Medical School.