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Case No. 18-1227

Samuel De Dios
v.
Indemnity Insurance Company of North America and Broadspire Services, Inc.

In litigation involving claims of bad faith failure to pay workers compensation insurance benefits, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa has certified the following question of law to the supreme court pursuant to Iowa Code section 684A.1:

In what circumstances, if any, can an injured employee hold a third-party claims administrator liable for the tort of bad faith for failure to pay workers’ compensation benefits?

Appellant

Samuel De Dios

Appellees

Indemnity Insurance Company of North America and Broadspire Services, Inc.

Attorneys for Appellant

Anthony J. Bribriesco

Attorneys for Appellees

Jeana L. Goosman
Anthony Osborn
Jennifer G. Cooper
Alexander F. Koskey III

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

15-15-5

Feb 13, 2019 9:00 AM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1227
Date Published:
May 10, 2019
Date Amended:
May 14, 2019

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