8th Circuit: Fact Issue Exists As To Adjustment Of Claim For Hail-Damaged Crops
Mealey's (May 26, 2016, 12:40 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 25 found that there is a factual dispute concerning an insurer’s adjustment of a claim for hail-damaged soybean crops, reversing and remanding a lower federal court’s ruling in favor of the insurer on the insured’s breach of contract and bad faith claims (Bruhn Farms Joint Venture v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., No. 15-2202, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9542).
(Opinion available. Document #51-160609-003Z.)
On Sept. 11, 2012, Bruhn Farms Joint Venture alleged that...