S-12-1155, Marie Shada (Appellant) v. Farmers Insurance Exchange
Douglas County, Judge Duane C. Dougherty
Attorneys: Martin A. Cannon (Appellant) --- Daniel P. Chesire, Kara S. Jermain (Lamson Dugan & Murray LLP)
Civil: Contract; Claim for Underinsured Motorist Benefits under policy
Proceedings below: Appellant brought her action for UIM benefits under her policy of insurance with Farmers. Farmers filed a motion for summary judgment arguing the action was time-barred. The court granted the motion and dismissed the case. Farmers filed a Petition to Bypass the Court of Appeals which was granted by the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Issues: The trial court erred in finding Appellant’s case was time-barred.