SD Supreme Court: Summary Judgment Inappropriate In Insurance Settlement Conflict

Jan 12, 2018

The South Dakota Supreme Court is sending an insurance settlement back for trial. A Sioux Falls woman involved in a car collision says she agreed to a settlement without understanding what she was signing. When complications from an unknown injury later resulted in an additional $400,000 in medical bills, the insurance provider refused to pay. A lower court granted summary judgment to the insurance company. The high court disagrees with that decision.

Click on story below for coverage of oral arguments.

To read the entire opinion, click this link:

http://ujs.sd.gov/uploads/sc/opinions/28214r1q8vlp.pdf