No. CV-95-0244-PR.

185 Ariz. 266 (1996)

915 P.2d 665

Maria A. TALLENT and David L. Tallent, wife and husband, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. NATIONAL GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, a Missouri corporation, Defendant-Appellant.

Supreme Court of Arizona, En Banc.

April 16, 1996.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Susan C. Ellerhorst, Paradise Valley, for Plaintiffs-Appellees.

O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Westover, Killingsworth & Beshears by Ralph E. Hunsaker, Frank M. Fox, Christopher Robbins, Phoenix, for Defendant-Appellant.

Broening, Oberg & Woods, P.C. by Neal B. Thomas, Phoenix, for Amicus Curiae Farmers Insurance Company of Arizona, Mid-Century Insurance Company, and Alpha Property and Casualty Insurance Company.

Steven J. Wells & Associates by William F. Begley, Tempe, for Amicus Curiae State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company.


MOELLER, Justice.


The trial court held that insurers who are required by former A.R.S. § 20-259.01(C) to offer underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) to insureds must also provide an explanation of the nature of such coverage.1 In a split decision, the court of appeals affirmed. We granted review and have jurisdiction pursuant to Ariz. Const. art. VI, § 5(3...

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