Sandberg v. American Family Ins.

20050396 Laura Sandberg, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
American Family
Insurance Company, Defendant and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Judge Gail Hagerty
Nature of Action: Insurance
Counsel:
Appellant: Pagel Weikum Law Firm
Appellee: Zuger Kirmis & Smith
Term: 04/2006   Argument: 04/10/2006  10:45am
ND cite: 2006 ND 198
NW cite: 722 N.W.2d 359

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Does an insured's entering into a stipulation regarding benefits with Workforce Safety without obtaining the consent of their insurer affect the insured's ability to pursue an uninsured motorist claim against their insurer?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
When an insured enters into an agreement or settlement which adversely affects the rights of the insurer without notifying or obtaining the insurer's written consent is uninsured motorist coverage excluded pursuant to N.D.C.C.  26.1-40-15.6 and the language of the policy itself?

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Docket entries:
111/21/2005 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 11/18/2005
211/21/2005 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 11/18/2005
311/21/2005 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Sandstrom, Dale V.
411/28/2005 Acknowledgment of OTR & RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 01/07/2006
512/21/2005 TRANSCRIPTS DATED 5-9-05 & 9-12-05 (2 volumes)
612/21/2005 DISK - tra (5-9-05 & 9-12-05)
712/23/2005 RECORD ON APPEAL, w/exception of Entry Nos. 24 & 38--Court Reporter Notes
801/30/2006 APPELLANT BRIEF
901/30/2006 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1001/30/2006 DISK (e-mailed) ATB
1102/21/2006 APPELLEE BRIEF
1202/22/2006 DISK - AEB
1303/24/2006 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Webb, Wade L.
1404/10/2006 APPEARANCES: Jeffrey S. Weikum; Lawrence E. King
1504/10/2006 ARGUED: Weikum; King
1604/10/2006 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1709/14/2006 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
1809/14/2006 SPLIT OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
1909/14/2006 (CONCUR SPECIALLY): Crothers, Daniel John: CONCUR
2009/14/2006 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellant
2109/15/2006 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2210/05/2006 MANDATE
2310/10/2006 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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