DISCLAIMER: The following unofficial case summaries are prepared by the clerk's office
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152202P.pdf 05/25/2016 Bruhn Farms Joint Venture v. Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 15-2202 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa - Sioux City [PUBLISHED] [Beam, Author, with Shepherd and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Insurance. There was a factual dispute over who should have invoked the policy's language regarding an appraisal procedure after the insured disputed the proposed crop-damage payment and the district court erred in granting the insurer's motion for summary judgment on plaintiff's breach of contract claim; since this issue is relevant to plaintiff's bad faith claim, as well, the district court's order granting the insurer summary judgment on this claim is reversed. 152645P.pdf 05/25/2016 Maria Amplatz v. Country Mutual Insurance Co. U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 15-2645 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis [PUBLISHED] [Beam, Author, with Shepherd and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Insurance. The district court did not err in excluding certain portions of supplemental reports on the ground they were not disclosed on a timely basis; in any event, plaintiff possessed a substantial amount of admissible evidence to support her theories and was not prejudiced by the exclusion of the evidence to an extent that a fundamental unfairness occurred; challenge to jury instructions rejected. 153756U.pdf 05/25/2016 Bryan Reo v. Martin Lindstedt U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 15-3756 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Joplin [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Loken, Bye and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Dismissal affirmed without comment.