Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Co. v. Lynne

20030217 Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance
Company, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Ole I. Lynne, Defendant and Appellant
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Dena Karna, and Edward T. Larson, Defendants

Appeal from: District Court, Northwest Judicial District, Ward County
Judge William W. McLees
Nature of Action: Insurance
Counsel:
Appellant: Johnson & Sundeen
Appellee: Zuger Kirmis & Smith
Term: 12/2003   Argument: 12/08/2003  1:30pm
ND cite: 2004 ND 166
NW cite: 686 N.W.2d 118

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. What is the Standard of Review in a Contract Case?
2. Is the insurance contract language ambiguous such that coverage exists?
3. Was the house a fixture on real property at the time of the occurrence such that the exclusion in the insurance policy prevents coverage?
4. Does insurance coverage exist for damage to the work done by the subcontractor?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. Coverage for the claims made against the insured is excluded by exclusion 2j(5) of Grinnell's commercial general liability policy.
2. Coverage for the claims made against the insured is excluded by exclusion 2j(6) of Grinnell's commercial general liability policy.

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Docket entries:
107/24/2003 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 07/23/2003
207/24/2003 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Sandra Ostrom): 07/23/2003
308/01/2003 Cy. of ltr. from Dennis Johnson to Sandra Ostrom re transcript
408/07/2003 Copy of letter from Sandra Ostrom to Dennis Johnson dated 8-5-03 RE: no trans. will be filed
508/11/2003 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF & Affidavit/Support(faxed)
608/11/2003 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 10/01/2003
708/11/2003 E-FILED MOTION for Ext/Time ATB
808/25/2003 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 vols.)
909/25/2003 APPELLANT BRIEF
1009/25/2003 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1109/29/2003 DISK - ATB
1210/27/2003 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
1310/27/2003 E-FILED MOTION (MAE)
1410/27/2003 ACTION BY CLERK (MAE - w/understanding oa to be heard in Dec 2003). Granted: 10/31/2003
1510/31/2003 APPELLEE BRIEF
1610/31/2003 DISK - AEB
1711/05/2003 MOT. EXT/TIME REPLY BRIEF & Affidavit in Support
1811/05/2003 E-FILED MOTION for Ext/RYB (faxed)
1911/05/2003 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 11/26/2003
2011/24/2003 REPLY BRIEF OF APPELLANT
2111/24/2003 DISK - RYB (E-MAILED)
2212/08/2003 APPEARANCES: Dennis E. Johnson and Ole I. Lynne; Lawrence A. Dopson
2312/08/2003 ARGUED: Johnson; Dopson (Vol. Y; Page 180)
2412/08/2003 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2512/08/2003 Amended Table of Contents for Appellant's Brief
2608/31/2004 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2708/31/2004 SPLIT OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2808/31/2004 Special Concurrence: Maring, Mary Muehlen: CONCUR
2908/31/2004 Join in the special concurrence: Neumann, William A.: JN/CON
3008/31/2004 Costs on appeal awarded in favor of the Appellee
3109/01/2004 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
3209/22/2004 MANDATE
3309/24/2004 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3411/05/2010 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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