Schmid et al v. Lafayette Insurance Company et al
JUDGMENT in favor of Sonrob Hosts, LLC against Lafayette Insurance Company in the amount of $75300.70 and interest at the rate of 0.18% per annum until paid as set forth in the Judgment. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on October 26, 2012. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
SONROB HOSTS, LLC, an Arkansas
Corporation d/b/a LOOKOUT LODGE
Case No. 3:11-CV-03094
LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, a
ROBERT AND SONJA SCHMID, Husband and
Wife; SONROB HOSTS, LLC, an Arkansas
Fort the reasons set forth in the Court’s Memorandum Opinion filed on this same date, IT
IS HEREBY ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Plaintiff Sonrob Hosts, LLC (“Sonrob”) is to have
and recover from Defendant Lafayette Insurance Company (“Lafayette”) total compensatory damages
in the amount of $67,232.77 on its breach of contract claim, representing $63,116.77 in damages
stipulated to by the parties plus an additional $4,116 in contested damages for work performed by
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Sonrob is to recover from Lafayette
prejudgment interest on the stipulated amount of loss of $63,116.77, with the parties to inform the
Court as to the amount of prejudgment interest they believe is owed in this case.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Sonrob is to recover from Lafayette,
pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. Section § 23-79-208, a 12% statutory penalty in the amount of $8,067.93
and all reasonable attorney’s fees for the prosecution and collection of the loss. Sonrob is also to
recover any costs incurred in prosecuting this case pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure
Sonrob is therefore awarded a money judgment in the amount of $75,300.70 plus attorney’s
fees and costs and prejudgment interest. The judgment amount shall bear interest at the prevailing
legal rate of 0.18% per annum from the date of entry of this Order until paid. See 28 U.S.C. § 1961.
If the parties are unable to reach an agreement as to the amount of attorney’s fees and costs
owed under this Judgment, Sonrob is directed to file a motion for attorney’s fees on or before Friday,
November 9, 2012. Lafayette will have until Monday, November 19, to file any response. Such
pleadings should also address the issue of the amount of prejudgment interest to be awarded if the
parties cannot agree on that amount. Upon the Court’s determination of the total amount of costs
fees, and prejudgment interest owed by Defendant Lafayette to Sonrob, an amended judgment will
be issued setting forth that amount.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Defendant Lafayette Insurance
Company takes nothing and is entitled to no relief on its counterclaim against Sonrob Hosts, LLC,
and the counterclaim is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
Further, to the extent that the
counterclaim remains pending against Robert and/or Sonja Schmid, the counterclaim is DISMISSED
as the Court had previously ruled that the Schmids lacked standing as plaintiffs in this matter.
IT IS SO ORDERED AND ADJUDGED this 26th day of October, 2012.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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