“Permission granted” to party

August 30, 2013

  • 217 Insurance
  • 217XXII Coverage–Automobile Insurance
  • 217XXII(A) In General
  • 217k2662 Permission
  • 217k2666 k. Person Giving Permission; Second-Hand Permission.

217 InsuranceWhere named insured’s stepson, who was fully authorized to use automobile registered in name of named insured as his own, allowed a friend to use automobile so that the friend could go to auto races on a double date, friend’s conduct in driving some distance away from race track to attend a party did not remove him from definition of a person “insured” within policy covering other persons provided their use of automobile is within scope of permission granted by named insured.
American Home Assur. Co. v. Czarniecki, 230 So. 2d 253 (La. 1970)
Suggested by James J. Reeves II, Attorney; Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr, & Smith; New Orleans, LA