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Clark v. Farmers Union Mutual Ins., et al.

Docket No. 20150199
Oral Argument: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 11:05am

Docket Info

Title
Kory Clark, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Farmers Union Mutual Insurance
and QBE Americas, Inc., Defendants and Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : INSURANCE
Appeal From
Case No. 2014-CV-00854
South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Bruce B. Haskell
2015 ND 300872 N.W.2d 620
Oral Argument 11/4/2015

Highlight

Interpretation of an insurance contract is a question of law fully reviewable on appeal.
Courts look first to the language of an insurance contract, and if the policy language is clear on its face, there is no room for construction.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
08/24/2015 APPELLANT BRIEF AND ADDENDUM View
09/28/2015 APPELLEE BRIEF QBE Americas Inc. View
09/28/2015 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Co. View
10/15/2015 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Marianne Oyerhavn Knudson - 06308
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Steven Michael Sitek - 06457
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Tyler Johnson Siewert - 06910
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Not Licensed in ND - 00002

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 07/09/2015 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 07/09/2015
2 07/13/2015 Rec'd $125 filing fee (receipt #23724)
3 07/14/2015 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 07/14/2015 Notice Served on Marianne O. Knudson, David D. Schweigert and Jeanne H. Unger
5 08/11/2015 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED (ENTRY NOS.)
6 08/13/2015 Updated Affidavit of Jeanne H. Unger. (pro hac vice)
7 08/18/2015 APPELLANT APPENDIX (rec'd amended appendix 9/21/15)
8 08/18/2015 E-FILED APPENDIX
9 08/18/2015 Rec'd non-compliant brief ATB; sent back for revision (word limit 32(7)(a))
10 08/21/2015 Rec'd $25 e-filing surcharge for ATB and $73 for over page limit for ATA (receipt #23790)
11 08/24/2015 Rec'd revised ATB (word limit)
12 08/24/2015 APPELLANT BRIEF AND ADDENDUM View
13 08/24/2015 E-FILED BRIEF
14 08/27/2015 Rec'd 7 copies of ATB and 6 copies of ATA from Central Duplicating
15 09/21/2015 AMENDED APPELLANT APPENDIX (non-substantive changes/redactions to confidential names only)
16 09/21/2015 E-FILED APPENDIX
17 09/23/2015 Received 6 copies of Amended ATA from CSD
18 09/28/2015 APPELLEE BRIEF QBE Americas Inc. View
19 09/28/2015 E-FILED BRIEF
20 09/28/2015 APPELLEE BRIEF (PDF) Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Co. View
21 09/28/2015 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
22 09/28/2015 Rec'd nonsubstantive corrections to AEB-QBE America's Inc (paragraph TOC & TOA)
23 09/30/2015 Rec'd $25 e-filing surcharge for AEB-Farmer's Union Mutual Insurance Co.(receipt #24005)
24 10/01/2015 Rec'd $25 e-filing surcharge for AEB -QBE America's Inc. (receipt 24010)
25 10/01/2015 Rec'd 7 copies of AEB-Farmer's Union Mutual Insurance from Central Duplicating
26 10/02/2015 Rec'd 7 copies of AEB-QBE America's Inc. from Central Duplicating
27 10/09/2015 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
28 10/15/2015 REPLY BRIEF View
29 10/15/2015 E-FILED BRIEF
30 10/20/2015 Rec'd 7 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
31 11/04/2015 APPEARANCES: Marianne Knudson/Tyler Siewert/Jeanne Unger and Steven Sitek
32 11/04/2015 ARGUED: Knudson/Siewert/Unger
33 11/04/2015 Heard at the UND School of Law
34 12/22/2015 DISPOSITION
35 12/22/2015 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Sandstrom, Dale V. View
36 12/22/2015 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellee
37 12/22/2015 Judgment Sent to Parties
38 01/15/2016 MANDATE
39 07/22/2022 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed