April 2017

American Family Defeats Breach of Contract Claims

United States - Kansas | United States - Missouri | United States - Nebraska

American Family Mutual Insurance Company won on appeal in a case involving breach of contract claims when the 10th Circuit affirmed summary judgment and rejected a motion to certify questions to the Kansas Supreme Court. Faegre Baker Daniels represented American Family in the case, which originated as a putative class action in the Federal District of Kansas. 

The case is one of a spate of putative class actions nationwide that challenge the right of insurers to depreciate labor costs when calculating the “actual cash value” of insured property.

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