Category Archives: Public Policy

A Household Exclusion in an Umbrella Policy Does Not Violate Public Policy

Case: Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Schrock, Docket No. 37172 Court: Supreme Court of Idaho Date Issued:   March 22, 2011 Justices: Opinion Author: J. Jones, Justice Concurring in Opinion:  Horton, Justice Specially Concurring:  Burdick, Justice Specially Concurring:  Eismann, Chief … Continue reading

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A Change in Idaho’s Public Policy Can Invalidate a Preexisting Contractual Provision Only If The Policy Protects The “Public Good”

Case: Hill v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., Case No. 36311     Court: Supreme Court of Idaho Date Issued:    January 5, 2011 Judges: Opinion Author:  W. Jones, Justice Concurring in Opinion:  Burdick, Justice; J. Jones, Justice Dissenting Opinion Author:  Eismann, Chief … Continue reading

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Exhaustion Clauses in UIM Policies Are Void As Against Public Policy

Case: Hill v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., Case No. 36311     Court: Supreme Court of Idaho Date Issued:    January 5, 2011 Judges: Opinion Author:  W. Jones, Justice Concurring in Opinion:  Burdick, Justice; J. Jones, Justice Dissenting Opinion Author:  Eismann, Chief … Continue reading

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