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Hartman v. Estate of Miller, et al.

Docket No. 20020167
Oral Argument: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 2:45pm

Docket Info

Title
Jamie Hartman, Plaintiff, Appellee
and Cross-Appellant
v.
Estate of Anthony J. Miller,
deceased, aka Tony J. Miller,
deceased, Defendant
and
American Family Mutual
Insurance Company, Defendant, Appellant
and Cross-Appellee
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : TORTS (NEGLIGENCE, LIAB., NUIS.)
Appeal From
Case No. 00-C-02124
South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Bruce A. Romanick
2003 ND 24656 N.W.2d 676
Oral Argument 11/12/2002

Highlight

An insurer has a duty to act fairly and in good faith in dealing with its insured, including a duty of fair dealing in paying claims, providing defenses to claims, negotiating settlements, and fulfilling all other contractual obligations.
An insurer is held to know North Dakota law regarding the interpretation of an insurance contract.
In a personal injury protection endorsement for no-fault benefits, bodily injury includes post-traumatic stress disorder accompanied by physical manifestations.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
09/05/2002 APPELLANT BRIEF View
10/28/2002 APPELLEE BRIEF View
11/06/2002 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Robert V Bolinske - 03266

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 07/01/2002 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 06/28/2002
2 07/01/2002 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Lisa E. Soma) : 06/21/2002
3 07/01/2002 NOTICE OF CROSS APPEAL filed in the trial court on June 21, 2002
4 07/19/2002 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 vols.), Transcripts (6), and Exhibits (Not rec'd: Pl. Exh. 15--Accident
5 07/19/2002 Reconstruction; Pl. Exh. 19 -- Lost Wages Summary; Pl. Exh. 26 -- Memo Blowup;; & Pl. Exh. 27--
6 07/19/2002 E-Mail Re: Claim)
7 08/01/2002 TRANSCRIPTS DATED 1-28-02; 2-5-02; 2-6-02; & 4-1-02 (4 vols.) (Originals filed w/ROA)
8 08/01/2002 DISK - TRA (1-28-02, 2-5-02, 2-6-02, & 4-1-02)
9 09/05/2002 APPELLANT BRIEF View
10 09/05/2002 APPELLANT APPENDIX
11 09/05/2002 DISK - ATB (e-mailed)
12 09/13/2002 Copies of Judgment dated 4-18-02 (inserted in ATA)
13 10/04/2002 COMBINED NOTICE OF MOT; MOT. EXT/TIME AEB; BRIEF/SUPPORT & AFFID. OF CHARLES EDIN
14 10/04/2002 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 10/17/2002
15 10/15/2002 COMBINED NOTICE OF MOT, MOT. AND BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF MOT. EXT/TIME AEB & AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT
16 10/15/2002 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 10/27/2002
17 10/17/2002 Objection to 2nd Extension of time to file brief
18 10/17/2002 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (Objection/court adheres to Clerk's action) - Denied
19 10/23/2002 Received Plaintiff exhibits 15, 19, 26 and 27 - delivered by counsel for AE
20 10/28/2002 APPELLEE BRIEF View
21 10/28/2002 APPELLEE APPENDIX
22 10/30/2002 DISK - AEB
23 10/30/2002 8 cc each for AEB - pg i for TOC & pg 20
24 11/06/2002 REPLY BRIEF View
25 11/07/2002 DISK - RYB (e-mailed)
26 11/12/2002 APPEARANCES: William C. Severin; Charles T. Edin, Robert V. Bolinske, Jamie Hartman
27 11/12/2002 ARGUED: Severin; Edin (Vol. Y; Page 54)
28 11/12/2002 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
29 02/19/2003 DISPOSITION
30 02/19/2003 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Sandstrom, Dale V. View
31 02/19/2003 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellee
32 02/21/2003 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
33 03/06/2003 MOTION to issue mandate of supreme court case immediately
34 03/06/2003 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Motion to issue mandate - Granted
35 03/06/2003 Order Mailed to Parties
36 03/06/2003 MANDATE
37 03/10/2003 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
38 08/04/2008 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed