The South Dakota Supreme Court says an Aberdeen doctor cannot make an insurance company protect him against a lawsuit alleging he stole another man's wife.
David Kalt had sued Dr. Thomas Harbert for alienation of affections after Kalt's wife, Peggy, went to work at a medical clinic and had an affair with Harbert.
Harbert sought to have State Farm Fire and Casualty Company cover him under his personal liability insurance policy.
But the Supreme Court says the insurance policy does not cover the lawsuit because alienation of affections is an intentional harm and allowing insurance coverage is contrary to public policy.
Most Popular Today
- 1.Retail & Restaurants
New Men's Clothing Store
- 2.Your Money Matters
Sioux Falls Sisters Launch Online Shop
Harley Recalls Nearly 46,000 Motorcycles
Prom Spending & Promposals
Diet Pepsi Dropping Aspartame For Splenda
- 6.Your Money Matters
KELOLAND Company On The MuV
- 7.Livestock, Retail & Restaurants
Avian Bird Flu May Change Price Of Eggs
Investigators Examining Lower Brule Sioux Financial Deal
Slide The City Plans Second SD Stop
Friday Morning Business Brief