545 F2d 686 Grumbling v. Medallion Insurance Company
545 F.2d 686
John R. GRUMBLING, Individually and as Personal
Representative of the Estate of Freida Mae
Grumbling, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellee,
MEDALLION INSURANCE COMPANY, a Missouri Corporation,
United States Court of Appeals,
Sept. 14, 1976.
James G. Breathouwer (argued), Bemis & Breathouwer, Portland, Or., for defendant-appellant.
Roger B. Todd (argued), Flaxel, Todd & Flaxel, North Bend, Or., for plaintiff-appellee.
This case began as a diversity action brought in the district court by the plaintiff individually and as personal representative of his deceased wife's estate to recover the difference between judgments recovered in personal injury and wrongful death actions and the limits of liability under appellant's policy of liability insurance issued to appellee.
The trial court found for the appellee and entered its judgment in the amount of $107,497.27 plus interest, costs and an attorney's fee in the amount of $12,500.
We affirm on the basis of the opinion of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon which is reported at 392 F.Supp. 717 (D.Or.1975).
Honorable William J. Jameson, United States Senior District Judge for the District of Montana, sitting by designation