AVAILABLE 24/7
212-213-8511

March 23, 2015

Mini-van Used to Transport Passenger For a Fee Once Doesn't Constitute "For Hire"

The New York State Department of Financial Services permits auto insurers to exclude coverage for claims arising "while the motor vehicle is used as a public or livery conveyance."  However, a New York appellate court held that the single, isolated use for money3 by the insured owner of a mini-van did not justify disclaimer of coverage.

Matter of New York Cent. Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. Byfield (GEICO)
http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2015/2015_01805.htm

Connect with us

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. 
The viewing of this website does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Attorney Advertising: Prior results DO NOT guarantee similar results.

Copyright © 2021 Pardalis & Nohavicka LLP. All Rights Reserved. Website Designed & Developed by ECONSTRUO
magnifier linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram