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Rule 411.?Liability Insurance.

 

Evidencethat a person was or was not insured against liabilityis not admissible to prove whether the person acted negligently or otherwisewrongfully. But the court may admit this evidence foranother purpose, such as proving a witness?s bias or prejudice or provingagency, ownership, or control.

 

 

2011Advisory Committee Note. ?The language of this rule has been amended as part of the restyling of the EvidenceRules to make them more easily understood and to make style and terminologyconsistent throughout the rules. These changes are intendedto be stylistic only. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling onevidence admissibility. This rule is the federal rule, verbatim.

 

Original Advisory CommitteeNote.  Thisrule is the federal rule, verbatim. The provisions of this rule are comparableto Rule 54, Utah Rules of Evidence (1971) and case law. Cf. Robinsonv. Hreinson, 17 Utah 2d 261, 409 P.2d 121(1965); Reid v. Owens, 98 Utah 50, 93 P.2d 680(1939).