133 F.3d 914 (4th Cir. 1998), 96-2146, Gross v. Spies

Docket Nº:96-2146, 96-2203, 96-2150, 96-2149, 96-2147, 96-2204.
Citation:133 F.3d 914
Party Name:Alfred W. GROSS, Commissioner of Insurance, Bureau of Insurance, State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as Deputy Receiver of Home Warranty Corporation, Home Owners Warranty Corporation and HOW Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group in Receivership and successor to Steven T. Foster (formerly Commissioner of Insurance), Pla
Case Date:January 13, 1998
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
 
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133 F.3d 914 (4th Cir. 1998)

Alfred W. GROSS, Commissioner of Insurance, Bureau of Insurance, State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as Deputy Receiver of Home Warranty Corporation, Home Owners Warranty Corporation and HOW Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group in Receivership and successor to Steven T. Foster (formerly Commissioner of Insurance), Plaintiff-Appellee,

v.

Robert F. SPIES; Joseph CHUDNOW; Dale C. Deharpport; John J. Koelemij; Aaron H. Kokley; E. Ray Kothe; Jack Lageschulte; Sanford B. Miot; Stanley Waranch, Defendants-Appellants,and

William F. Kenny; Robert W. Crandall; J. Roger Glunt; Mary E. Powers; Joe N. Van Valer; Richard Oprenchak; H. Kenneth Seeber; James I. Barnett; Glenn M. Burns; Terence S. Cooke; National Academy of Conciliators; National Association of Home Builders of the United States; Colton & Boykin, P.C.; Boykin & Casano, P.C.; Hamilton H. Boykin; Home Owners Warranty Corporation (Council) of Houston, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of Metropolitan Dallas, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of the Builders Association, Incorporated, the Fort Worth Council; Ernst & Young, LLP; Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Defendants,

Cigna Insurance Company, d/b/a INA, Underwriters Insurance Company; State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Parties in Interest.

Alfred W. GROSS, Commissioner of Insurance, Bureau of Insurance, State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as Deputy Receiver of Home Warranty Corporation, Home Owners Warranty Corporation and HOW Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group in Receivership and successor to Steven T. Foster (formerly Commissioner of Insurance), Plaintiff-Appellee,

v.

COLTON & BOYKIN, P.C.; Boykin & Casano, P.C.; Hamilton H. Boykin, Defendants-Appellants,and

Robert F. Spies; William F. Kenny; Joseph Chudnow; Robert W. Crandall; Dale C. Deharpport; J. Roger Glunt; John J. Koelemij; Aaron H. Kokley; E. Ray Kothe; Jack Lageschulte; Sanford B. Miot; Mary E. Powers; Joe N. Van Valer; Stanley Waranch; Richard Oprenchak; H. Kenneth Seeber; James I. Barnett; Glenn M. Burns; Terence S. Cooke; National Academy of Conciliators; National Association of Home Builders of the United States; Home Owners Warranty Corporation (Council) of Houston, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of Metropolitan Dallas, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of the Builders Association, Incorporated, the Fort Worth Council; Ernst & Young, LLP; Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Defendants,

Cigna Insurance Company, d/b/a INA, Underwriters Insurance Company; State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Parties in Interest.

Alfred W. GROSS, Commissioner of Insurance, Bureau of Insurance, State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as Deputy Receiver of Home Warranty Corporation, Home Owners Warranty Corporation and HOW Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group in Receivership and successor to Steven T. Foster (formerly Commissioner of Insurance), Plaintiff-Appellee,

v.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS OF THE UNITED STATES, Defendant-Appellant,and

Robert F. Spies; William F. Kenny; Joseph Chudnow; Robert W. Crandall; Dale C. Deharpport; J. Roger Glunt; John J. Koelemij; Aaron H. Kokley; E. Ray Kothe; Jack Lageschulte; Sanford B. Miot; Mary E. Powers; Joe N. Van Valer; Stanley Waranch; Richard Oprenchak; H. Kenneth Seeber; James I. Barnett; Glenn M. Burns; Terence S. Cooke; National Academy of Conciliators; Colton & Boykin, P.C.; Boykin & Casano, P.C.; Hamilton H. Boykin; Home Owners Warranty Corporation (Council) of Houston, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of Metropolitan Dallas, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of the Builders Association, Incorporated, the Fort Worth Council; Ernst & Young, LLP; Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Defendants,

Cigna Insurance Company, d/b/a INA, Underwriters Insurance Company; State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Parties in Interest.

Alfred W. GROSS, Commissioner of Insurance, Bureau of Insurance, State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as Deputy Receiver of Home Warranty Corporation, Home Owners Warranty Corporation and HOW Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group in Receivership and successor to Steven T. Foster (formerly Commissioner of Insurance), Plaintiff-Appellee,

v.

William F. KENNY; H. Kenneth Seeber; James I. Barnett; Glenn M. Burns; Terence S. Cooke, Defendants-Appellants,and

Robert F. Spies; Joseph Chudnow; Robert W. Crandall; Dale C. Deharpport; J. Roger Glunt; John J. Koelemij; Aaron H. Kokley; E. Ray Kothe; Jack Lageschulte; Sanford B. Miot; Mary E. Powers; Joe N. Van Valer; Stanley Waranch; Richard Oprenchak; National Academy of Conciliators; National Association of Home Builders of the United States; Colton & Boykin, P.C.; Boykin & Casano, P.C.; Hamilton H. Boykin; Home Owners Warranty Corporation (Council) of Houston, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of Metropolitan Dallas, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of the Builders Association, Incorporated, the Fort Worth Council; Ernst & Young, LLP; Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Defendants,

CIGNA INSURANCE COMPANY, d/b/a INA, Underwriters Insurance Company; State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Parties in Interest.

Alfred W. GROSS, Commissioner of Insurance, Bureau of Insurance, State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as Deputy Receiver of Home Warranty Corporation, Home Owners Warranty Corporation and HOW Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group in Receivership and successor to Steven T. Foster (formerly Commissioner of Insurance), Plaintiff-Appellee,

v.

HOME OWNERS WARRANTY CORPORATION (COUNCIL) OF HOUSTON, INCORPORATED; Home Owners Warranty Council of Metropolitan Dallas, Incorporated, Defendants-Appellants,and

Robert F. SPIES; William F. Kenny; Joseph Chudnow; Robert W. Crandall; Dale C. Deharpport; J. Roger Glunt; John J. Koelemij; Aaron H. Kokley; E. Ray Kothe; Jack Lageschulte; Sanford B. Miot; Mary E. Powers; Joe N. Van Valer; Stanley Waranch; Richard Oprenchak; H. Kenneth Seeber; James I. Barnett; Glenn M. Burns; Terence S. Cooke; National Academy of Conciliators; National Association of Home Builders of the United States; Colton & Boykin, P.C.; Boykin & Casano, P.C.; Hamilton H. Boykin; Home Owners Warranty Council of the Builders Association, Incorporated, the Fort Worth Council; Ernst & Young, LLP; Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Defendants,

Cigna Insurance Company, d/b/a INA, Underwriters Insurance Company; State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Parties in Interest.

Alfred W. GROSS, Commissioner of Insurance, Bureau of Insurance, State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as Deputy Receiver of Home Warranty Corporation, Home Owners Warranty Corporation and HOW Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group in Receivership

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and successor to Steven T. Foster (formerly Commissioner of Insurance), Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS OF THE UNITED STATES; Colton & Boykin, P.C.; Boykin & Casano, P.C.; Hamilton H. Boykin; Home Owners Warranty Corporation (Council) of Houston, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of Metropolitan Dallas, Incorporated; Home Owners Warranty Council of the Builders Association, Incorporated, the Fort Worth Council; Ernst & Young, LLP; Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Defendants-Appellees,and

Robert F. Spies; William F. Kenny; Joseph Chudnow; Robert W. Crandall; Dale C. Deharpport; J. Roger Glunt; John J. Koelemij; Aaron H. Kokley; E. Ray Kothe; Jack Lageschulte; Sanford B. Miot; Mary E. Powers; Joe N. Van Valer; Stanley Waranch; Richard Oprenchak; H. Kenneth Seeber; James I. Barnett; Glenn M. Burns; Terence S. Cooke; National Academy of Conciliators, Defendants,

CIGNA Insurance Company, d/b/a INA, Underwriters Insurance Company; State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Parties in Interest.

Nos. 96-2146, 96-2203, 96-2150, 96-2149, 96-2147, 96-2204.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

January 13, 1998

Editorial Note:

This opinion appears in the Federal reporter in a table titled "Table of Decisions Without Reported Opinions". (See FI CTA4 Rule 36 regarding use of unpublished opinions)

Argued: Dec. 4, 1997.

Appeals from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Richmond. Robert R. Merhige, Jr., Senior District Judge. (CA-95-832-3)

ARGUED: Charles Frederick Witthoefft, HIRSCHLER, FLEISCHER, WEINBERG, COX & ALLEN, Richmond, Virginia, for Appellants.

Robert Dean Perrow, WILLIAMS, MULLEN, CHRISTIAN & DOBBINS, Richmond, Virginia, for Appellees.

ON BRIEF: Michael P. Falzone, David W. Robinson, HIRSCHLER, FLEISCHER, WEINBERG, COX & ALLEN, Richmond, Virginia; Michael S. Sundermeyer, WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY, Washington, D.C.; Jack B. McClard, Edward J. Fuhr, Mark E. Merrmann, Kathleen B. Murphy, HUNTON...

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