Central Mutual Insurance Co. v. White Stone Properties, Ltd.
UNPUBLISHED OPINION FILED. [14-50374 Affirmed ] Judge: JLD , Judge: ECP , Judge: SAH Mandate pull date is 03/31/2015 [14-50374]
Date Filed: 03/10/2015
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
United States Court of Appeals
March 10, 2015
Lyle W. Cayce
CENTRAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY,
WHITE STONE PROPERTIES LTD.,
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Western District of Texas
USDC No. 1:12-CV-275
Before DENNIS, PRADO, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judges.
PER CURIAM: *
Following a bench trial, White Stone Properties Ltd. (“White Stone”)
appeals from a final judgment entered by the district court, holding that
Central Mutual Insurance Company (“Central Mutual”) owed no further
payment to its insured, White Stone, under the terms of a replacement-cost
coverage provision of an insurance policy (“the Policy”).
White Stone also
appeals from the district court’s holding that White Stone “take nothing” on its
counter claims against Central Mutual for (1) a declaratory judgment that
Central Mutual owes payments to White Stone pursuant to the Policy; (2)
Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not
be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH
CIR. R. 47.5.4.
Date Filed: 03/10/2015
breach of contract; (3) breach of the common law duty of good faith and fair
dealing; and (4) violations of the Texas Insurance Code.
A careful review of
the record in this case, a full consideration of the parties’ briefs and oral
arguments, and a thorough analysis of the district court’s articulate ruling lead
us to conclude that the district court’s judgment was correct.
district court opinion’s careful analysis thoroughly explains its sound reasons
and judgment, we need not engage in a redundant analysis simply to reach the
We therefore AFFIRM the district court’s judgment for
essentially the same reasons assigned by the district court.
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