Case Law Index Federal Crop Insurance

January 1, 2002 – March 5, 2016

 

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of reported and unreported federal and state court decisions involving the Federal Crop Insurance Program that were decided between the dates listed above.  The “Text” link goes to the freely available Google Scholar text of the opinion.  These listings are for educational purposes only, and are not a substitute for legal counsel.


 

THIRD CIRCUIT

Tate Orchards v. Rain & Hail Ins., No. 1:13-cv-691, 2013 WL 1833713 (M.D. Pa. May 1, 2013) (motion to vacate arbitration award) Text

Bonnie Brae Fruit Farms, Inc. v. Rain and Hail, LLC, No. 1:13–cv–687, 2013 WL 1833633 (M.D. Pa. May 1, 2013) (motion to vacate arbitration award)  Text

Mt. Valley Farms and Lumber Products, LLC v. Fed. Crop Ins., No. 1:10–cv–2327, 2012 WL 400729 (M.D. Pa. Feb. 7, 2012) (good farming practices) Text

Mt. Valley Farms and Lumber Products, L.L.C. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., No. 1:10-CV-2327, 2011 WL 7167013 (M.D. Pa. Oct. 31, 2011) (good farming practices) Text

 


 

FOURTH CIRCUIT

J.O.C. Farms, LLC. V. Rural Cmty. Ins. Agency, Inc., No. 4:12-CV-186-D, 2015 WL 5512738 (E.D.N.C. Sept. 17, 2015)(challenge of administrative decision regarding covered and uncovered losses) Text

Forrest v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., No. 8:14-CV-01530, 2014 WL 6604255, at *4 (D.S.C. Nov. 20, 2014)(Denied Arbitration) Text

Bissette v. Rain & Hail, LLC, No. 5:10-CV-40-D, 2011 WL 3905059 (E.D. N.C. Sept. 2, 2011) (motion to compel arbitration) Text

In re M & M Independent Farms, Inc., Nos. 09-03514, ADV 10-00277-8-SWH-A, 2011 WL 5902606 (Bankr. E.D. N.C. July 7, 2011) (motion to dismiss; motion to compel arbitration) Text

Harrell and Owens Farm v. Federal Crop Ins. Corp., No. 4:09-CV-217-FL, 2011 WL 1100265 (E.D. N.C. Mar. 23, 2011) (motion to vacate arbitration) Text

Porter v. United States, No. 1:10CV00026, 2011 WL 182108 (W.D. Va. Jan. 20, 2011) (false claims regarding tobacco crop to USDA) Text

Tyson v. USDA, No. 09-1037, 2010 WL 107340 (4th Cir. Jan. 13, 2010) (requiring return of overpayment for tobacco losses)  Text

Great Am. Ins. Co. v. Mills, No. 4:06-cv-01971-RBH, 2008 WL 2250256 (D. S.C. May 29, 2008) (person with insurable crop interest)

In re Peanut Crop Ins. Litig., 524 F.3d 458 (4th Cir. 2008) (indemnity rate of quota peanuts)  Text

Eatmon v. Morgan, 145 Fed. App’x 839 (4th Cir. 2005)

United States. v. Undetermined Amount of U.S. Currency, 376 F.3d 260 (4th Cir. 2004)  Text


 

FIFTH CIRCUIT

Shannon v. Ham, No. 15-10483, 2016 WL 556370 (5th Cir. Feb. 11, 2016)(reliance on statement that agent was licensed to sell crop insurance) Text

Greenwich Ins. Co. v. Mississippi Windstorm Underwriting Ass’n, 808 F.3d 652 (5th Cir. 2015)(whether reporting deadlines imposed by the Mississippi Windstorm Underwriting Association are preempted by federal law) Text

Greenwich Ins. Co. v. Mississippi Windstorm Underwriting Ass’n, No. 3:14-CV-190-CWR-LRA, 2015 WL 1968699 (S.D. Miss. Apr. 30, 2015) aff’d, 808 F.3d 652 (5th Cir. 2015)(assessment of crop insurer) Text

United States v. Crook, No. 09-00133, 2010 WL 5100030 (W.D. La. Dec. 8, 2010) (disaster assistance and emergency loans) Text

United States v. Crook, Cr. Action No. 09-00133, 2010 WL 2775399 (W.D. La. July 12, 2010) (underreporting of rice production to obtain disaster relief) Text

Pace v. Armtech Ins. Servs., No. 1:07-cv-00335, 2010 WL 1253645 (W.D. La. Mar. 30, 2010) (claim of failure to pay insurance claims)

Redecop v. Gerber, Civil Action No. 4:04CV62-P-B, 2007 WL 120716 (N.D. Miss. Jan. 11, 2007)  Text

United States v. Fullwood, 342 F.3d 409 (5th Cir. 2003)   Text

Rain & Hail Ins. Serv., Inc. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., 229 F.Supp. 2d 710 (S.D. Tex. 2002)  Text


 

SIXTH CIRCUIT

Dixon v. Producers Agric. Ins. Co., No. 2:14-CV-00034, 2015 WL 1481444 (M.D. Tenn. Mar. 31, 2015) (negligent misrepresentation, intentional misrepresentation) Text

Myers v. Agrilogic Ins. Servs., LLC, No. 14-CV-227-JMH, 2015 WL 1468239 (E.D. Ky. Mar. 30, 2015)(Statute of Limitations) Text

Price v. AgriLogic Ins. Servs., LLC, No. CIV.A. 14-14-DLB-CJS, 2014 WL 3894341 (E.D. Ky. Aug. 7, 2014)(Statute of Limitations) Text

Wanamaker v. Lawson, 871 F.Supp.2d 735 (E.D. Tenn. 2012) (removal and preemption) Text

Cain Field Nursery v. Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance, Inc., No. 4:09–cv–78, 2012 WL 1286657 (E.D. Tenn. Apr. 13, 2012) (collateral estoppel; arbitration) Text

Scruggs Farm Nursery v. Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance, Inc., No. 4:09–cv–79, 2012 WL 1288756 (E.D. Tenn. Apr. 13, 2012) (collateral estoppel; arbitration) Text

Skymont Farms v. Federal Crop Ins. Corp., No. 4:09–cv–65, 2012 WL 1193407 (E.D. Tenn. Apr. 10, 2012) (insurable interest) Text

Three T Nursery v. Rural Community Ins. Agency, Inc., No. 4:11–cv–29, 2012 WL 1080405 (E.D. Tenn. Mar. 29, 2012) (sovereign immunity) Text

Skymont Farms v. North, 862 F. Supp.2d 755 (E.D. Tenn. 2012) (jurisdiction; preemption) Text

In re Horton, No. 10-53495, 2011 WL 832946 (Bankr. E.D.Ky. March 4, 2011) (attempted claim of exemption of commission earned by crop insurance sales by debtor in bankruptcy) Text

Cain Field Nursery v. Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance, No. 4:09-cv-78, 2010 WL 3813463 (E.D. Tenn. Sept. 22, 2010) (challenge of denial of insurance claims following hailstorm; disputed coverage)  Text

Stewart v. Fed. Crop. Ins. Corp., No. 4:09-cv-101, 2010 WL 3341863 (E.D. Tenn. Aug. 25, 2010) (improper denial of claims of loss following hailstorm)  Text

Kuehnemund v. United States, Nos. 04-20025, 07-15174, 2008 WL 4539522 (E.D. Mich. Oct. 9, 2008) (relief from criminal conviction for federal crop insurance fraud)  Text

United States v. Kuehnemund, 208 Fed. App’x 371 (6th Cir. 2006)

United States v. Bli, Civil No. 00-10484, 2006 WL 3333104 (E.D. Mich. Nov. 15, 2006)

Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance v. Laux, 422 F.Supp. 2d 898 (S.D. Ohio 2006)(court would not reevaluate arbitration findings)  Text


 

SEVENTH CIRCUIT

In re Duckworth, Bankruptcy No. 10–83603, 2012 WL 986766 (Bank. C.D. Ill. Mar. 22, 2012) (FCIA preemption of UCC Article 9) Text

IGF Ins. Co. v. Cont’l Cas. Co., NO. 1:01-cv-799-RLY-KPF, 2009 WL 3415139 (S.D. Ind. 2009) (valuation of reassurance agreements)  Text

Buchholz v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Co., No. 05C0115C, 2005 WL 1711153 (W.D. Wis. July 20, 2005) (exhaustion of remedies)  Text

Buchholz v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Co., No. 05C0115C, 2005 WL 1711153 (W.D. Wis. July 20, 2005) (standing)  Text


 

EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Midland Farms, LLC v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., 35 F.Supp.3d 1056, No. CIV 13-3029-RAL, 2014 WL 3672134 (D.S.D. July 23, 2014)(jurisdiction, federal question jurisdiction, APA) Text

Clanton v. U.S. ex rel. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., Risk Mgmt. Agency, No. 1:13-CV-01063, 2015 WL 461648 (W.D. Ark. Feb. 4, 2015)(failure to meet a prerequisite to coverage; failure to exhaust administrative remedies)  Text

Pelzer v. ArmTech Ins. Servs., 928 F.Supp.2d 1071 (E.D. Ark. 2013) (preemption; insurability) Text

Producers Livestock Credit Corp. v Moody, No. 8:12CV371, 2013 WL 310354 (D. Neb.  Jan. 25, 2013) (procedural issues) Text

Dawson Farms v. Risk Management Agency, No. 3:09-CV-67, 2011 WL 3862195 (D. N.D. Aug. 31, 2011) (judicial review of final NAD determination)

In re Schnuelle, 441 B.R. 616 (8th Cir. B.A.P. 2011) (farmer’s debt is nondischargeable due to misstatements regarding crop insurance coverage) Text

United States v. Hawley, 619 F.3d 886 (8th Cir. 2010) (prosecution of insurance agent under False Claims Act for fraudulent scheme to obtain federally reinsured crop insurance payments)  Text

Robertson Bros. Farms v. Farmers Mut. Hail Ins. Co., Nos. 5:08CV0332 JMM, 2010 WL 2471911 (E.D. Ark. June 15, 2010) (bad faith denial of crop insurance claim)  Text

Warsaw Sugar Beet Ass’n v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., No. 2:09-cv-04, 2010 WL 597103 (D.N.D. Feb. 18, 2010) (challenging denial crop insurance claim)  Text

Svancara v. Rain & Hail, LLC, No. 8:09CV144, 2009 WL 2982906 (D. Neb. Sept. 11, 2009) (dismissing claim for judicial review of arbitrator’s award)  Text

Svancara v. Rain & Hail, LLC, No. 8:09CV144, 2009 WL 1652220 (D. Neb. June 11, 2009) (judicial review of arbitration award)  Text

Nelson v. Comm’r, 568 F.3d 662 (8th Cir. 2009) (could not defer recognition of crop insurance proceeds to following year)  Text

In re Acceptance Ins. Cos., 567 F.3d 369 (8th Cir. 2009) (interpretation of reinsurance agreement)  Text

In re Kraft, No. 05-31171, 2008 WL 5110530 (Bankr. D. N.D. Dec. 4, 2008) (overpayment by insurance company; failure to provide three year production history)  Text

United States v. Hawley, No. C 06-4087-MWB, 2008 WL 2600144 (N.D. Iowa June 27, 2008) (False Claims Act)  Text

United States v. Hawley, No. C 06-4087-MWB, 2008 WL 912886 (N.D. Iowa, April 3, 2008) (False Claims Act)

Rain & Hail, L.L.C. v. Harness, No. 4:07-MC-510 CAS, 2008 WL 544982 (E.D. Mo. Feb. 25, 2008) (confirming arbitration award)

United States v. Wentworth, No. 4:06CR3172, 2007 WL 4608720 (D. Neb. Dec. 31, 2007) (criminal fraud and misrepresentation charges)

Anderson v. Farm Serv. Agency, Civil No. 06-1945 ADM/AJB, 2007 WL 1657395 (D.Minn. June 8, 2007)  Text

Stedman v. Great Am. Ins. Co., No. 4:06-cv-101, 2007 WL 1040367 (D.N.D. Apr. 3, 2007)

Ace Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., 440 F.3d 992 (8th Cir. 2006)  Text

Buschkoetter v. Johanns, No. 8:05CV115, 2006 WL 1479165 (D.Neb. May 24, 2006)

Faimon v. Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance, Inc., No. 8:05CV382, 2006 WL 463856 (D.Neb. Feb. 24, 2006)

Rain & Hail Ins. Serv., Inc. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., 426 F.3d 976 (8th Cir. 2005) (reinsurance)  Text

Kroeplin Farms Gen. P’ship v. Heartland Crop Ins., Inc., 430 F.3d 906 (8th Cir. 2005) (right to indemnity)  Text

Ace Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp. & Risk Mgmt. Agency, 357 F.Supp. 2d 1140 (S.D. Iowa 2005) (exhaustion of remedies)  Text

Alliance Ins. Co. v. Wilson, 384 F.3d 547 (8th Cir. 2004) (preemption of state law)  Text

Nat’l Crop Ins. Serv., Inc. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., 351 F.3d 346 (8th Cir. 2003) (exhaustion of administrative remedies)  Text

Am. Growers Ins. Co. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., 532 F.3d 797 (S.D. Iowa Mar. 3, 2003) (insurer seeking indemnification)

Alliance Ins. Co. v. Wilson, No. Civ. 02-2929(DWF/JSM), 2003 WL 21954795 (D. Minn. Aug. 12, 2003)

Alliance Ins. Co. v. Wilson, No. Civ.02-2929(DWF/JSM), 2003 WL 1906160 (D. Minn. Apr. 16, 2003) (preemption of state law)

Bullinger v. Trebas, 245 F.Supp. 2d 1060 (D.N.D. 2003) (preemption of state law)  Text

Am. Growers Ins. Co. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., 210 F.Supp. 2d 1088 (S.D. Iowa 2002) (claim against FCIC; jurisdiction)  Text

Agre v. Rain & Hail L.L.C., 196 F.Supp. 2d 905 (D. Minn. 2002) (preemption of state law)  Text

In re 2000 Sugar Beet Crop Ins. Litig. (Sugar Beet I), 228 F.Supp. 2d 999 (D. Minn. 2002) (exhaustion of administrative remedies)  Text

In re 2000 Sugar Beet Crop Ins. Litig. (Sugar Beet II), 228 F.Supp. 2d 992 (D. Minn. 2002)  Text

Kuster v. Veneman, 226 F.Supp. 2d 1190 (D.N.D. 2002) (protected property interest)  Text


 

NINTH CIRCUIT

Noceti v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., Risk Mgmt. Agency, No. 214CV01177KJMGGH, 2016 WL 304621 (E.D. Cal. Jan. 26, 2016)(judicial review under APA of final decision regarding crop insurance safflower) Text

Farm Mgmt. Co., LLC v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Agency, Inc., No. 14-CV-5024-EFS, 2015 WL 1809789 (E.D. Wash. Apr. 21, 2015)(contest of arbitration award, motion to strike)

Curen v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., No. C 13-04601 CRB, 2014 WL 1616406 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 21, 2014) (statute of limitations, bankruptcy) Text

Crane Brothers, LLC v. Farm Bureau Ins. Co. of Idaho, No. 1:13–CV–00372–BLW, 2013 WL 6566487 (D. Idaho Dec. 12, 2013) (motion to remand to state court) Text

U.S. v. Torlai, 728 F.3d 932 (9th Cir. 2013) (crop insurance fraud) Text

Mora v. USDA, No. C09-03809 HRL, 2010 WL 94263 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 6, 2010) (subject matter jurisdiction; failure to pay disaster relief)

Adams v. United States, No. CV-03-49-E-BLW, 2009 WL 4782102 (D. Idaho Dec. 8, 2009) (crop disaster programs are not a collateral source)  Text

Olsen v. United States, Nos. CV-08-5012-FVS, CV-08-5013-FVS, 2009 WL 3188423 (E.D. Wash. Sept. 30, 2009) (FCIC’s authority to revise claim determinations)  Text

Olsen v. United States ex rel. the Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., No. 08-35228, 2009 WL 1638652 (9th Cir. June 10, 2009) (vacation of arbitration award; arbitrators lacked authority to bound the U.S.)

Winnemucca Farms, Inc. v. Eckersell, No. 3:05-CV-385-RAM, 2009 WL 1360378 (D. Nev. May 13, 2009) (negligent and intentional misrepresentation by crop insurance company)   Text

Olsen v. United States ex rel. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., No. CV-06-5020-FVS, 2008 WL 681847 (E.D. Wash. March 10, 2008) (privity of contract and arbitration)  Text

In re Hat, 363 B.R. 123 (Bankr. E.D. Cal. 2007)  Text

Conrad v. Ace Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., No. CV-05-5117-FVS, 2006 WL 1582376 (E.D. Wash. June 5, 2006)

Hartford Cas. Ins. Co. v. Malavos, No. 1:04-CV-6016 OWW LJO, 2005 WL 1836916 (E.D. Cal. Aug. 3, 2005)

William J. Mouren Farming, Inc. v. Great Am. Ins. Co., No. CV F 05-0031 AWI LJO, 2005 WL 2064129 (E.D. Cal. Aug, 24, 2005)

Buchholz v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Co., 402 F.Supp. 2d 988 (W.D. Wis. 2005) (preemption)  Text

Farmers Alliance Mut. Ins. Co. v. Poco, L.L.C., No. CV-05-5063-FVS, 2005 WL 2035516 (E.D. Wash. Aug. 23, 2005) (arbitration)

Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance, Inc. v. Poco, L.L.C., No. CV-05-5058-AAM, 2005 WL 1898476 (E.D. Wash. Aug. 5, 2005)


 

TENTH CIRCUIT

A&A Farms, LLC v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Servs., No. 15-1001-EFM-TJJ, 2015 WL 4478658 (D. Kan. July 22, 2015)(seeking to overturn arbitration award for overpayment of indemnity) Text

Jagers v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., No. 12-1342, 2014 WL 114508 (10th Cir. Jan. 14, 2014) (good farming practices) Text

Hobbiebrunken v. Vilsack, Nos. 11–1385–MLB, 11–1386–MLB, 11–1387–MLB2013, 2013 WL 101611 (D. Kan. Jan. 8, 2013) (good farming practices) Text

Jagers v. Federal Crop Ins. Corp., No. 10–cv–00956–RPM 2012 WL 4336172 (D. Colo. Sept. 12, 2012) (attorney fees under EAJA) Text

Hanson Colorado Farms Partnership v. Vilsack, No. 11–cv–00675–RPM, 2012 WL 4336174 (D. Colo. Sept. 12, 2012) (bona fide insurable interest) Text

Hanson Colo. Farms P’ship v. Vilsack, No. 11–cv–00675–RPM, 2012 WL 2675265 (D. Colo. July 6, 2012) (bona fide insurable interest) Text

Jagers v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., No. 10–cv–00956–RPM, 2012 WL 2675262 (D. Colo. July 6, 2012) (good farming practices) Text

Zimmerman Ag and Cattle Co., LLC v. Agro Nat., LLC, No.  CV 11-29-BLG-RFC, 2011 WL 5357421 (D. Mont. Nov. 7, 2011) (whether arbitrator exceeded powers)

Sw. Nurseries, L.L.C. v. Florists Mut. Ins., Inc., 266 F.Supp. 2d 1253 (D. Colo. 2003)  Text


 

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

Davis v. Producers Agr. Ins. Co., 762 F.3d 1276 (11th Cir. 2014) cert. denied, No. 14-811, 2015 WL 171445 (U.S. Mar. 23, 2015) (Timeliness of claim, arbitration award upheld) Text

In re First Foliage, L.C., No. 10-27532-BKC-LMI, 2014 WL 2616618,(Bankr. S.D. Fla. June 11, 2014) (recoupment, estoppel, unclean hands or the economic loss rule as affirmative defenses, substantial beneficial interest) Text

Campbell’s Foliage, Inc. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., 562 F. App’x 828 (11th Cir.) cert. denied, 135 S. Ct. 145, 190 L. Ed. 2d 47 (2014) (Denied vacating arbitration award) Text

Davis v. Producers Agricultural Insurance CompanyNo. 5:12-CV-92 (MTT), 2013 WL 103195 (M.D. Ga. Jan. 8, 2013) (arbitration award vacated) Text

Great Am. Ins. Co. v. Moye, No. 8:10-CV-00330-EAK-TGW, 2010 WL 3129548 (M.D. Fla. July 29, 2010) (insurer had duty to indemnify for loss of tomato crop) Text

Ficus Farms, Inc. v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., Risk Mgmt Agency, No. 08-15527, 2009 WL 1376243 (11th Cir. May 19, 2009) (affirming partial denial of crop insurance benefits)  Text

Ficus Farm, Inc. v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., Risk Mgmt. Agency, No. 07-80263-CIV, 2008 WL 4057741 (S.D. Fla. Aug. 27, 2008) aff’d, No. 08-15527, 2009 WL 1376243 (11th Cir. May 19, 2009)(denial of crop insurance claim)  Text

Nobles v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Serv., Civil Action No. 1:00cv375-MHT, 2007 WL 1599091 (M.D. Ala. June 1, 2007)   Text

Nobles v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Serv., 303 F.Supp. 2d 1292 (M.D. Ala. 2004) (preemption of state law)  Text


 

D.C. CIRCUIT

Ace Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., 517 F.Supp.2d 391 (D.D.C. 2007) (review of FCIC’s regulations)  Text


 

FEDERAL CIRCUIT

Acceptance Ins. Cos. v. United States, 583 F.3d 849 (Fed. Cir. 2009) (RMA declined approval of sale of crop insurance portfolio)  Text

Acceptance Ins. Cos., Inc. v. United States, 84 Fed. Cl. 111 (Fed. Cl. 2008) (no property interest in denial by RMS of proposed policy sale)

Acceptance Ins. Co. v. United States, 503 F.3d 1328 (Fed. Cir. 2007) (regulatory taking by FCIC)  Text

Acceptance Ins. Co. v. United States, 72 Fed. Cl. 299 (Fed. Cl. 2006)  Text

Ace Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. United States, 138 Fed. App’x 308 (Fed. Cir. 2005) (jurisdiction)

Tex. Peanut Farmers v. United States, 409 F.3d 1370 (Fed. Cir. 2005)  Text

Ace Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. United States, 60 Fed. Cl. 175 (Fed. Cl. 2004)

Tex. Peanut Farmers v. United States, 59 Fed. Cl. 70 (Fed. Cl. 2003) (jurisdiction)

Rain & Hail Ins. Serv., Inc. v. Honor, 32 Fed. App’x 544 (Fed. Cir. 2002)


 

U.S. TAX COURT

Nelson v. Comm’r of Internal Revenue, 130 T.C. No. 5, 2008 WL 540331 (U.S. Tax Ct. 2008) (deferment of crop insurance proceeds) Text


 

JUDICIAL PANEL ON MULTIDISTRICT LITIGATION

In re Peanut Crop Ins. Litig., 342 F.Supp. 2d 1353 (Jud. Pan. Mult. Lit. 2004) (consolidation of cases)  Text


 

ARKANSAS

SMS Planting Co. v. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. of Arkansas, Inc., 463 S.W.3d 714 (Ark. Ct. App. 2015)(whether duty to advise on insurance needs) Text

IGF Ins. Co. v. Hat Creek P’ship, 76 S.W.3d 859 (Ark. 2002) (preemption of state law)  Text


 

CALIFORNIA

Mt. Oso Fruit Co. v. Am. Agrisurance, Inc., No. C045656, 2004 WL 1932614 (Cal. App. Aug. 31, 2004)

Freitas v. Hamlin, No. F039701, 2003 WL 116172 (Cal. App. Jan. 14, 2003)


 

GEORGIA

Bullington v. Blakely Crop Hail, Inc., 668 S.E.2d 732 (Ga. Ct. App. 2008) (denial of benefits; statute of limitations)  Text

Rain & Hail Ins. Serv., Inc. v. Vickery, 618 S.E.2d 111 (Ga. App. 2005) (adequacy of notice of denial)  Text

Rain & Hail Ins. Serv., Inc. v. Vickery, 618 S.E.2d 111 (Ga. App. 2005) (Merrill doctrine)  Text


 

IOWA

Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc. v. Rogers, 09-0835, 2010 WL 2602171 (Iowa Ct. App. June 30, 2010) (crop damage due to weed infestation)  Text

Holliday v. Rain & Hail L.L.C., 690 N.W.2d 59 (Iowa 2004) (action against insurance company)   Text

Heaberlin Farms, Inc. v. IGF Ins. Co., 641 N.W.2d 816 (Iowa 2002) (arbitration)  Text


 

KENTUCKY

Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance, Inc. v. Gray, No. 2009-CA-000969, 2010 WL 5018284 (Ky. Ct. App. Dec. 10, 2010) (limitations term in insurance contract) Text

Dailey v. Am. Growers Ins., 103 S.W.3d 60 (Ky. 2003) (preemption of state law)  Text

Dailey v. Am. Growers Ins., 103 S.W.3d 60 (Ky. 2003) (Merrill doctrine)  Text


 

LOUISIANA

Hobbs v. IGF Ins. Co., 834 So. 2d 1069 (La. App. 2002) (preemption of state law; arbitration)  Text


 

MASSACHUSETTS

ACE Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Comm’r of Revenue, 770 N.E.2d 980 (Mass. 2002) (preemption of state law)  Text


 

MISSOURI

JBS Farms, Inc. v. Fireman’s Fund Agribusiness, Inc., 205 S.W.3d 910 (Mo. App. 2006)  Text


 

NEBRASKA

Kremer v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Co., 788 N.W.2d 538 (Neb. 2010) (order to compel arbitration in crop insurance claim affirmed)  Text


 

TENNESSEE

Plants, Inc. v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co., No. M2011–02274–COA–R3–CV, 2012 WL 3326295 (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 13, 2012) (scope of arbitration; federal preemption) Text

Simms v. Ins. Co. of N. Am., No. E2005-00062-COA-R3-CV, 2005 WL 2604049 (Tenn. App. Oct. 14, 2005) (Merrill doctrine; waiver)  Text

 


 

TEXAS

Hudson Ins. Co. v. BVB Partners, No. 13-15-00163-CV, 2015 WL 6758540 (Tex. App. Nov. 5, 2015), reh’g overruled (Dec. 1, 2015)(challenge to motion to compel arbitration award) Text

Hudson Ins. Co. v. Bruce Gamble Farms, No. 13-15-00098-CV, 2015 WL 6758654 (Tex. App. Nov. 5, 2015)(challenges the trial court’s order denying its motions to compel arbitration of the lawsuit) Text


 

WASHINGTON

Wiedert v. Hanson, 309 P.3d 435 (Wash. 2013) (equity of compelled arbitration) Text