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The Basics of UM/UIM and Limited Tort

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The Pennsylvania Bar Institute - PBI
PBI Conference Center 5080 Ritter Road , Mechanicsburg, PA
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 11:30am to 4:15pm

Attorney Brigid Alford is speaking on panel about the defenses perspective in UM/UIM matters. This course will cover the following:

Get the basics to handle auto law cases

Two of the core aspects of auto insurance coverage—uninsured (UM)/underinsured (UIM) motorist coverage and limited tort coverage law—will be outlined in detail. Learn the key terminology, how to properly read an insurance policy, what exceptions apply and how to bring or defend cases involving disputes over these coverages.

Learn the keys to understanding UM/UIM

  • Whose insurance is primary
  • When you can “stack” policies
  • How to take advantage of multiple policies
  • When a claim for bad faith should be pursued


Know the ins and outs of limited tort

  • What injuries overcome the threshold and allow for pain and suffering recovery
  • How you can prove “serious impairment of a bodily function”
  • How to evaluate the “election” of limited tort and challenge its applicability


To register or learn more about this PBI course, click here.

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