Parties Seek Determination Whether Appraisal Is Arbitration Under Colorado Law

(March 23, 2016, 1:03 PM EDT) -- DENVER — Parties in an insurance bad faith lawsuit recently asked the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to determine whether a federal district court erred in determining that an appraisal is not arbitration under Colorado law (KCOM Inc. v. Employers Mutual Casualty Co., No. 15-1218, 10th Cir.).

KCOM Inc. purchased a businessowners insurance policy from Employers Mutual Casualty Co. (EMC) and filed a claim pursuant to the policy after its property sustained hail and wind damage.

After KCOM and EMC failed to come to an...
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