• Will the Colorado Supreme Court Prevent a Potential Statewide Auto Insurance Crisis? The Impact of the Court of Appeals¿ Decision in Fisher v. State Farm
  • May 2, 2017 | Author: Evan Stephenson
  • Law Firm: Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP - Denver Office
  • On May 7, 2015, the Colorado Court of Appeals dramatically changed how auto insurers must pay benefits under uninsured and underinsured motorist (UIM) policies. In Fisher v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.,[1] the court interpreted two general insurance-penalty statutes enacted in 2008 to require every UIM insurer statewide to operate effectively as a first-party health insurance operation.