Car Insurers Cannot Deny Injured Car Accident Victims in Kentucky PIP Benefits Based on Medical Records Review

Car Accidents, Kentucky Law Updates, Meagher Law Office

Big win for car accident victims across the state last week via the Kentucky Supreme Court’s decision in GEICO v. Houchens. Now car insurers cannot deny PIP benefits to those injured in car accidents after only paying a doctor of the insurer’s choosing to give an opinion after reviewing the injured victim’s medical records.

Here is a link to the opinion:  http://opinions.kycourts.net/sc/2016-SC-000546-DG.pdf