684 Fed.Appx. 710 (10th Cir. 2017), 16-1111, Snyder v. Acord Corp.

Docket Nº:16-1111, 16-1215
Citation:684 Fed.Appx. 710
Opinion Judge:Paul J. Kelly, Jr., Circuit Judge.
Party Name:DALE SNYDER; MARILYN SNYDER; MARY ANN GELDREICH; MARY HARROW; KENNETH DALE YODER, a/k/a KEN YODER; CATHERINE TAYLOR, a/k/a KATE TAYLOR; MARTHA LEMERT; GARY LEMERT; JEFFREY RAY, a/k/a JEFF RAY; JENNIFER RAY; LOUISE CREAGER; JANET KOCH; IAN SIEMPLENSKI; TOMMY MEYER; NICOLE WRIGHT-MEYER; SUEHAM KAY HOFFMAN, individually and as representative for...
Attorney:For DALE SNYDER, MARILYN SNYDER, MARY ANN GELDREICH, MARY HARROW, KENNETH DALE YODER, CATHERINE TAYLOR, MARTHA LEMERT, GARY LEMERT, JEFFREY RAY, JENNIFER RAY, LOUISE CREAGER, JANET KOCH, IAN SIEMPLENSKI, TOMMY MEYER, NICOLE WRIGHT& MEYER, SUEHAM KAY HOFFMAN, LAILA SAEDA URBAN, ESTATE OF DOROTHY W...
Judge Panel:Before KELLY, BALDOCK, and HARTZ, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:April 06, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
 
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684 Fed.Appx. 710 (10th Cir. 2017)

DALE SNYDER; MARILYN SNYDER; MARY ANN GELDREICH; MARY HARROW; KENNETH DALE YODER, a/k/a KEN YODER; CATHERINE TAYLOR, a/k/a KATE TAYLOR; MARTHA LEMERT; GARY LEMERT; JEFFREY RAY, a/k/a JEFF RAY; JENNIFER RAY; LOUISE CREAGER; JANET KOCH; IAN SIEMPLENSKI; TOMMY MEYER; NICOLE WRIGHT-MEYER; SUEHAM KAY HOFFMAN, individually and as representative for the Estate of Dorothy Wood Hammer; LAILA SAEDA URBAN, individually and as representative for the Estate of Dorothy Wood Hammer; ESTATE OF DOROTHY WOOD HAMMER, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs - Appellants,

v.

ACORD CORPORATION, a Delaware non-profit corporation; ACUITY, A MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, a Wisconsin corporation; ADDISON INSURANCE COMPANY, an Iowa corporation; ALL AMERICA INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation d/b/a the Central Insurance Companies; ALLIANZ GLOBAL RISKS U.S. INSURANCE COMPANY, a California corporation; ALLIANZ LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF NORTH AMERICA, a Minnesota corporation; ALLIANZ OF AMERICA, INC., a Delaware corporation; ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, an Illinois corporation; AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE SERVICES, INC., a Delaware non-profit corporation; AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, a Missouri corporation a/k/a Fireman's Fund Insurance Company of Missouri; AMERICAN BANKERS INSURANCE COMPANY OF FLORIDA, a Florida corporation; AMERICAN FAMILY HOME INSURANCE COMPANY, a Florida corporation; AMERICAN FAMILY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, a Wisconsin corporation; AMERICAN INDEMNITY FINANCIAL CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation; AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC., a Delaware corporation; AMERICAN MODERN INSURANCE GROUP, INC., an Ohio corporation; AMERICAN MODERN HOME INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation; AMERICAN MODERN SELECT INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation; AMERICAN RELIABLE INSURANCE COMPANY, an Arizona corporation; AMERICAN STRATEGIC INSURANCE CORP., a Florida corporation; ASSOCIATED INDEMNITY CORPORATION, a California corporation; AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY OF HARTFORD CONNECTICUT, a Connecticut corporation; AUTOOWNERS INSURANCE COMPANY, a Michigan corporation d/b/a Auto-Owners Insurance; CASUALTY ACTUARIAL SOCIETY, an Illinois not for profit corporation; CENTRAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation d/b/a the Central Insurance Companies; THE CHUBB CORPORATION, a New Jersey corporation; CHUBB NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPNAY, an Indiana corporation; CHUBB SERVICES CORPORATION, an Illinois corporation; CINCINNATI INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation; COLORADO FARM BUREAU MUTUAL INSURANCE CO., a Colorado corporation; COUNTRY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Illinois corporation; ELECTRIC INSURANCE COMPANY, a Massachusetts corporation; EMPLOYERS MUTUAL CASUALTY COMPANY, an Iowa corporation d/b/a EMC Insurance Companies; ENCOMPASS INDEMNITY COMPANY, an Illinois corporation; ENCOMPASS INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, an Illinois corporation d/b/a Encompass Insurance; FARMERS ALLIANCE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, a Kansas corporation; FARMERS INSURANCE COMPANY, an Iowa corporation a/k/a Farmers Casualty Insurance Company d/b/a Farmers Insurance Exchange; FEDERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Indiana corporation; FIDELITY AND DEPOSIT COMPANY OF MARYLAND, a Maryland corporation; FIREMAN'S FUND INSURANCE COMPANY, a California corporation; FIRST AMERICAN PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, a California corporation d/b/a First American Property & Casualty Group; FIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation; GRANGE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION, a Washington corporation; GREAT NORTHERN INSURANCE COMPANY, an Indiana corporation; GUIDEONE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Iowa corporation d/b/a Guideone Insurance; HARTFORD ACCIDENT AND INDEMNITY COMPANY, a Connecticut corporation; HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, a Connecticut corporation; INSURANCE SERVICES OFFICE, INC., a Delaware corporation; INTERNATION INSURANCE SOCIETY, INC., a Delaware non-profit corporation; KEMPER CORPORATE SERVICES, INC., an Illinois corporation; KEMPER CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation; LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, a/k/a United Life Insurance Company, Inc.; LIBERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION, an Illinois corporation; LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE, a Massachusetts corporation; LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, a Massachusetts corporation; LM INSURANCE CORPORATION, an Illinois corporation; MARKEL AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, a Virginia corporation; MARKEL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Illinois corporation; MCKINSEY & COMPANY, INC., a Delaware corporation a/k/a McKinsey & Company, Inc. Washington D.C.; MCKINSEY & COMPANY, INC. a New York corporation; METLIFE AUTO & HOME INSURANCE AGENCY, INC., a Rhode Island corporation; METROPOLITAN DIRECT PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, a Rhode Island corporation; METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, a Rhode Island corporation; METROPOLITAN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, a Rhode Island corporation; MILBANK INSURANCE COMPANY, an Iowa corporation; MUNICH-AMERICAN HOLDING CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation; NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, a Wisconsin corporation; NATIONAL FARMERS UNION PROPERTY AND CASUALTY COMPANY, a Wisconsin corporation; NATIONAL SURETY CORPORATION, an Illinois corporation; NATIONWIDE AFFINITY INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, an Ohio corporation; NATIONWIDE INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, a Wisconsin corporation; NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation d/b/a Nationwide Insurance; OWNERS INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation d/b/a Auto-Owners Insurance d/b/a Home-Owners Insurance; PACIFIC INDEMNITY COMPANY, a Wisconsin corporation; PHARMACISTS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Iowa corporation; PRAETORIAN INSURANCE COMPANY, a Pennsylvania corporation; PROPERTY CASUALTY INSURERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, a Colordo non-profit corporation; QBE HOLDINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation; QBE INSURANCE COMPANY, a Pennsylvania corporation a/k/a QBE Insurance Corporation; QBE INSURANCE GROUP, LIMITED, a Sydney, Australia corporation; SAFECO INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, a New Hampshire corporation; SENTRY INSURANCE, A MUTUAL COMPANY, a Wisconsin corporation; SHELTER MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, a Missouri corporation; STANDARD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, a Connecticut corporation; STATE AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation COMPANY, an Illinois corporation; STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, an Illinois corporation; STILLWATER PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, a New York corporation a/k/a Fidelity National Property and Casualty Insurance Company d/b/a Stillwater Insurance Group; TEXAS GENERAL INDEMNITY COMPANY, a Colorado corporation; THE BUCKEYE STATE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation d/b/a Buckeye Insurance Group; THE CALIFORNIA CASUALTY INDEMNITY EXCHANGE, a California corporation; THE HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP, a Delaware corporation; THE TRAVELERS COMPANIES INC., a Minnesota corporation; THE TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY, a Connecticut corporation; THE TRAVELERS INSURANCE GROUP HOLDINGS, INC., a Connecticut corporation; TRAVELERS HOME AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY, a Connecticut corporation; TRAVELERS INDEMNITY COMPANY OF AMERICA, a Connecticut corporation; TRAVELERS COMMERCIAL INSURANCE COMPANY; UNITED FIRE GROUP, INC., an Iowa corporation d/b/a United Fire Group; UNITED FIRE & CASUALTY COMPANY, an Iowa corporation d/b/a United Fire Group; UNITED FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, an Illinois corporation d/b/a United Fire Group; UNITED FIRE AND INDEMNITY COMPANY, a Texas corporation; UNITED FIRE LLOYDS, a Texas corporation; UNITED LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, an Iowa corporation; UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION, a Texas corporation; UNITRIN AUTO AND HOME INSURANCE COMPANY, A New York corporation; UNITRIN DIRECT PROPERTY & CASUALTY COMPANY, an Illinois corporation; USAA CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, a Texas corporation; VERISK ANALYTICS INC., a Delaware corporation; VIGILANT INSURANCE COMPANY, a New York corporation; ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, a New York corporation; ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP LTD/FI, a Switzerland corporation; SECURA INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC., a Wisconsin corporation; UNITED FIRE AND INDEMNITY COMPANY; ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, an entity whose true name is unknown d/b/a Untied Fire Group; ABC ORGANIZATION, an entity or group of entities, whose true names are unknown, Defendants - Appellees. UNITED POLICYHOLDERS, Movant

Nos. 16-1111, 16-1215

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

April 6, 2017

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Editorial Note:

UNPUBLISHED OPINION

(D.C. No. 1:14-CV-01736-JLK). (D. Colo.).

Snyder v. Acord Corp., (D. Colo., Apr. 25, 2016, Jan. 15, 2016)

For DALE SNYDER, MARILYN SNYDER, MARY ANN GELDREICH, MARY HARROW, KENNETH DALE YODER, CATHERINE TAYLOR, MARTHA LEMERT, GARY LEMERT, JEFFREY RAY, JENNIFER RAY, LOUISE CREAGER, JANET KOCH, IAN SIEMPLENSKI, TOMMY MEYER, NICOLE WRIGHT& MEYER, SUEHAM KAY HOFFMAN, LAILA SAEDA URBAN, ESTATE OF DOROTHY WOOD HAMMER, Plaintiffs & Appellants (16-1111): Josue David Hernandez, Law Office of Josue D. Hernandez, Denver, CO.

For ACORD CORPORATION, Charles Edmond Fuller, Frank W. Visciano, Esq., Senn Visciano Canges, Denver, CO; Mark Frederick Horning, Jeffrey Michael Theodore, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, DC.For ACUITY, A MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, a Wisconsin corporation, Plaintiffs & Appellants, Defendants & Appellees (16-1111)(16-1111): Thomas H. Falivene, Gary L. Fleming, Jamey W. Jamison, Harris Karstaedt Jamison & Powers, Englewood, CO.

For ADDISON INSURANCE COMPANY, AMERICAN INDEMNITY FINANCIAL CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, CENTRAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, an Ohio corporation d/b/a The Central Insurance Companies, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, a/k/a United Lifre Insurance Company, Inc., TEXAS GENERAL INDEMNITY...

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