Judge Imposes Guidelines On Appraisal Of Insurance Damages In Hailstorm

Mealey's (September 11, 2015, 12:11 PM EDT) -- DENVER — A Colorado federal judge on Sept. 10 ordered appraisal in an insurer’s coverage action regarding an insured’s damages from a hailstorm and issued guidelines for that appraisal (Auto-Owners Insurance Co. v. Summit Park Townhome Association, No. 14-03417, D. Colo.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 120714).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #69-151002-009Z.)

After a September 2013 hailstorm, Summit Park Townhome Association submitted a claim to its insurer Auto-Owners Insurance Co. for damages resulting from the storm to a community of 57 townhomes. Auto-Owners investigated the...
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