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No UM subrogation against excess carrier — Oklahoma

In Raymond v. Taylor, 2017 OK 80, the Oklahoma Supreme Court said the UM carrier could not subrogate against the tortfeasor’s excess policy. Raymond was killed while a passenger in a truck driven by Taylor, which was in an accident with a truck driven by Bedell.  Both Raymond and Taylor were employees of Guy’s Seed. …

Resort to a Judicial Forum Is Not Bad Faith On the Part of the Insurer

Resort to a judicial forum is not per se bad faith or unfair dealing on the part of the insurer regardless of the outcome of the suit. That principle was affirmed by the Oklahoma Supreme Court, answering a certified question in GEICO v. Quine, 2011 OK 88. The exact question answered was: Does an insurer’s …