DISCLAIMER: The following unofficial case summaries are prepared by the clerk's office
as a courtesy to the reader. They are not part of the opinion of the court.
132559P.pdf 07/21/2014 Marc Kutten v. Sun Life Assurance Co. U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-2559 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - St. Louis [PUBLISHED] [Shepherd, Author, with Wollman and Bye, Circuit Judges] Civil case - ERISA. The district court erred when it determined that the insurer abused its discretion in construing the pre-existing condition clause to apply to Kutten's taking of supplements to treat his retinitis pigmentosa as it was reasonable for the insurer to conclude the vitamin A supplements constituted a medical treatment. Judge Bye, dissenting. 132803U.pdf 07/21/2014 Yang Thao-Xiong v. American Mortgage Corporation U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-2803 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Murphy, Shepherd and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Property. The district court did not err in dismissing plaintiff's quiet title claim arising out of a foreclosure on her residence. 133807P.pdf 07/21/2014 United States v. William Robison U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-3807 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa - Cedar Rapids [PUBLISHED] [Gruender, Author, with Loken and Beam, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentencing. In this felon-in-possession prosecution, the district court did not err in imposing an enhancement under Guidelines Sec. 2K2.1(b)(6) for possession of the firearm in connection with another felony; sentence imposed was not substantively unreasonable.