uninsured motorist clause


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uninsured motorist clause

n. the clause in a policy of insurance on an automobile which provides that the if the owner (or a passenger) of the automobile is injured by a negligent driver of another vehicle who does not have liability insurance, then the insurance company will pay its insured's actual damages.

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After analyzing Missouri precedent, the court in Bergtholdt declared that public policy "mandates that when an insured has two separate policies containing uninsured motorist clauses, effect shall be given to both coverages without reduction or limitation by policy provisions, and that both coverages are available to those insured thereby.