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Case No. 18-0129

Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company d/b/a Metlife Auto & Home and Economy Premier Assurance Company
v.
Auto-Owners Mutual Insurance Company

In this subrogation and contribution case, Auto-Owners Mutual Insurance Company (Auto-Owners) appeals the district court’s $450,000 judgment in favor of Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company d/b/a Metlife Auto & Home and Economy Premier Assurance Company (Metropolitan). Auto-Owners argues the district court: (1) should have granted Auto-Owners’ summary judgment motion because the incident did not arise out of Parker House’s business conduct; (2) erred in finding that Auto-Owners’ commercial policy covered this personal incident; (3) erred in finding that Metropolitan was entitled to contribution or indemnity from Auto-Owners where the two companies insured different parties and different risks; and (4) in binding Auto-Owners to the settlement agreement, which was allegedly entered into in violation of Auto-Owners’ cooperation clause.

County:
Polk
Trial Court Case No.:
CVCV047855

Appellee

Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company d/b/a Metlife Auto & Home and Economy Premier Assurance Company

Appellant

Auto-Owners Mutual Insurance Company

Attorney for the Appellee

Michael S. Jones

Attorneys for the Appellant

Matthew Todd Nelson
John J. Bursch
Timothy W. Hamann
Joshua L. Christensen

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

15-15-5

Jan 24, 2019 1:30 PM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-0129
Date Published:
Mar 08, 2019
Date Amended:
May 14, 2019
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