We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

8th Circuit To Consider If Whirlpool v. Ritter Applies In Life Insurance Dispute

(September 21, 2016, 4:53 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals is being asked to consider whether its decision in Whirlpool v. Ritter concerning the retrospective application of Minnesota’s revocation-upon-divorce statutes is applicable in a life insurance dispute (Kaye Melin v. Ashley Sveen, et al., No. 16-1172, 8th Cir.).

The case presents an appeal from summary judgment in a life insurance dispute. Kaye Melin is the primary beneficiary of the policy at issue, and appellees Ashely and Antone Sveen are contingent beneficiaries.

U.S. Judge Paul A. Magnuson...
To view the full article, register now.