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Fortis Benefits Ins. Co. v. Hauer

Docket No. 20010052
Oral Argument: Tuesday, September 18, 2001 1:30pm

Docket Info

Title
Fortis Benefits
Insurance Company, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Ann M. Hauer, Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : INSURANCE
Appeal From
Case No. 98-C-2194
South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Thomas J. Schneider
2001 ND 186636 N.W.2d 200
Oral Argument 9/18/2001

Highlight

If the language of an insurance policy is clear and explicit, the language should not be strained in order to impose liability upon the insurer.
When a conflict exists between a specific provision and a general provision in a contract, the specific provision ordinarily prevails over the general provision.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
05/08/2001 APPELLANT BRIEF (as corrected) View
06/08/2001 APPELLEE BRIEF View
06/26/2001 REPLY BRIEF OF APPELLANT View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Not Licensed in ND - 00002
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Dennis William Lindquist - 04918

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 02/21/2001 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 02/16/2001
2 02/21/2001 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Jane Hoekstra) : 02/16/2001
3 02/26/2001 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL (letter from Jane Gillig-Hoekstra dated 2-22-01) : 04/07/2001
4 03/14/2001 TRANSCRIPT DATED March 20, 2000
5 03/15/2001 DISK - TRA dated March 20, 2000
6 03/22/2001 RECORD ON APPEAL (3 Vols.)
7 04/23/2001 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF (Faxed letter dated 4-23-01)
8 04/23/2001 ACTION BY CLERK (MAT) - Granted : 04/30/2001
9 04/24/2001 Original Motion for Ext/Time Appellant Brief dated April 23, 2001
10 04/26/2001 MOTION FOR Out-of-State Counsel to appear as counsel for AE
11 04/26/2001 ACTION BY CLERK (MOT for Out-of-State counsel to appear for AE) - Granted
12 04/30/2001 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
13 04/30/2001 ACTION BY CLERK (MAT) - Granted : 05/02/2001
14 05/03/2001 APPELLANT APPENDIX
15 05/08/2001 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
16 05/08/2001 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 05/08/2001
17 05/08/2001 APPELLANT BRIEF (as corrected) View
18 05/08/2001 DISK - ATB
19 06/08/2001 APPELLEE BRIEF View
20 06/08/2001 APPELLEE APPENDIX
21 06/11/2001 DISK - AEB
22 06/26/2001 REPLY BRIEF OF APPELLANT View
23 06/26/2001 DISK - RYB
24 09/18/2001 APPEARANCES: Arnold V. Fleck; R. Kent Sellers, Dennis W. Lindquist
25 09/18/2001 ARGUED: Fleck; Sellers (Vol X; Page 157)
26 09/18/2001 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
27 12/05/2001 DISPOSITION
28 12/05/2001 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Kapsner, Carol Ronning View
29 12/05/2001 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellee
30 12/07/2001 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
31 01/04/2002 MANDATE
32 01/08/2002 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
33 08/08/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed