8th Circuit: Exclusion Of Evidence Did Not Prejudice Insured’s Hail Coverage Suit
Mealey's (May 26, 2016, 12:54 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — The exclusion of certain portions of an insured’s expert’s report did not unfairly prejudice the insured in his lawsuit against his insurer for hailstorm damages, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled May 25 (Maria Amplatz v. Country Mutual Insurance Co., No. 15-2645, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9540).
(Opinion available. Document #69-160603-010Z.)
The panel comprised Circuit Judges Bobby E. Shepherd, C. Arlen Beam and Jane Kelly affirmed a jury’s $76,065.50 award to Maria Amplatz for covered hail and wind damage...