Court addresses client-service limits
- GM, dealer prevail in Caddy lemon suit. Freedman, Eric // Automotive News;7/13/1998, Vol. 72 Issue 5775, p28
Focuses on a lawsuit involving General Motors and a Baltimore County dealership, which was filed by Thomas Murphy III after he became dissatified with his 1996 Cadillac STS automobile. Highlight of ruling made by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in the case; Amount of money Murphy demanded...
- N.Y. Court of Appeals reaffirms opinion that agent/broker is not liable for failure to advise. Zilberberg, Mendel // Insurance Advocate;07/19/97, Vol. 108 Issue 28, p23
Reports that the New York Court of Appeals has reaffirmed its position that an insurance agent is not liable for the failure to advise a client on additional insurance needs in the case of Thomas Murphy and Donald Kuhn. Details of the case; Relationship between agent and the insured.
- Court won't reinstate lessee's lemon-law suit. FREEDMAN, ERIC // Automotive News;5/10/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5818, p32
Reports on the decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals on manufacturers' obligations for leased vehicles in the case filed by Thomas Murphy against General Motors Corp. and the Chesapeake Cadillac-Jaguar dealership. Claim by Murphy that General Motors failed to repair a defect on a Cadillac...
- Some People Can Taste It. // Time;1/23/1950, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p16
The article discusses the hearing of the case of the U.S. government against Alger Hiss at a federal court in Manhattan, New York. Among the government lawyers who are involved in the case is assistant U.S. attorney Thomas Murphy. It reports on the testimonies by Doctors Carl Binger and Henry...
- Safety innovations driven by faults. Winston, Paul // Business Insurance;3/17/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p6
Discusses pitfalls in automobile insurance in the U.S. as of March 2003. Areas focused on by automobile insurers while insuring automobiles; Sufficiency of these considerations; Aspects that can be covered under such types of insurance in the future.
- Auto insured should know the breaks. Barnes, R. // Black Enterprise;May90, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p33
Suggests several measures for reducing the cost of auto insurance. Discounts for safety and anti-theft devices; Deductibles; Selecting coverage; Other tips.
- Fasten your seat belts. Fritz, Michael // Crain's Chicago Business;7/22/96, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p13
Focuses on the marketing of `non-standard' auto insurance to people with history of speeding tickets or drunk driving convictions and those who own exotic cars. Former domination of the niche by clunk companies; Entry of main-line insurance companies in the market; Allstate Corp.'s non-standard...
- Auto insurance reform for consumers. Beauchemin, T.A.; Kramer, O.S. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Oct89, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p11
Explains reasons for and solutions to the growing inaffordability of auto insurance premiums. Rising claims costs; Improving competition. INSET: How auto insurance works..
- Auto insurance costs. Pattison, S. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jan1992, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p40
Discusses a report by Orin Kramer, president of the Princeton, N.J., insurance consulting firm Kramer and Associates. When state insurance regulators keep private auto insurance rates artificially low, consumers and insurers suffer in the long term. Further effects of rate suppression.