Wages v. Security National Insurance Company
ORDER approving 8 Settlement Agreement. Signed by Judge Billy Roy Wilson on 3/28/12. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
MARK C. WAGES
SECURITY NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY
On April 30, 2007, Plaintiff was in a car wreck that arose out of his employment with
Russell & LeMay Plumbing Heating & Air.1 After Plaintiff settled his claims with the insurance
company of the negligent driver who caused the accident, Plaintiff filed this suit for
underinsured motorist benefits against Defendant. Plaintiff and Defendant have agreed to settle
this case for $212,500.00. Russell & LeMay Plumbing Heating & Air claims a lien for worker’s
compensation benefits it paid Plaintiff, and has agreed to settle its subrogation claim for $500 to
be taken out of the proposed settlement between Plaintiff and Defendant.
On March 21, 2012, Plaintiff, Russell & LeMay Plumbing Heating & Air, and
Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company, Inc. (the worker’s compensation carrier for Russell &
LeMay Plumbing Heating & Air) jointly petitioned for the approval of compromise and
settlement distribution of proceeds under Arkansas Code Annotated § 11-9-410. Defendant does
not object. Accordingly, the Petition for Approval of Compromise Settlement & Distribution of
Proceeds (Doc. No. 8) is APPROVED.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 28th day of March, 2012.
/s/ Billy Roy Wilson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Doc. No. 8.
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