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Court: GEICO must pay injured Kansas man for care from wife

 

January 23, 2020



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An insurance company must reimburse a Kansas man for the personal care his wife provided after he was injured in an automobile accident, the state Supreme Court ruled in rejecting that spouses are required to provide such support without compensation.

The decision handed down Tuesday overturns a Court of Appeals panel ruling that GEICO General Insurance Co. did not have to pay insured customer Royce Williams because the wife's obligation to help her husband "was incurred as a result of the marital relationship itself."

The state's highest court disagreed and reinstate...



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