Dennington v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company et al
ORDER granting in part 89 Motion to Compel. (See Order for specifics.) Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on April 18, 2016. (mll)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JAMES STUART and CAREDA L. HOOD,
individually on behalf of all others
STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY
COMPANY and STATE FARM
GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY
On the 7th day of April, 2016, came on to be heard the Plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel
Discovery Regarding Payments of Withheld Labor Depreciation (ECF No. 89), with the
Plaintiffs appearing by and through their counsel, Matt Keil, Tom Thompson, and Casey
Castleberry, and the Defendants appearing by and through their counsel, John Moore and
Beverly Rowlett. Based upon the pleadings before the Court, the argument of counsel, and the
law, the Court hereby grants the Motion in part, as follows:
Defendants shall produce a Rule 30(b)(6) witness or witnesses to testify as to the
process State Farm Fire used when issuing its recent supplemental actual cash value payments in
Kentucky and Missouri and the methodology employed by State Farm Fire to determine the
amount of the payment.
Defendants shall produce sample claim files from Missouri and Kentucky that
were reviewed for issuance of a supplemental payment. For each state, the production shall
include files where a supplemental payment was issued and files where no payment was issued
after review. For each state, Defendants shall provide Plaintiffs’ counsel with a listing of the
claim numbers for the claims reviewed and a listing of the claim numbers for which claims were
issued. The parties are conferring regarding the number of files to be produced from each state.
If the parties cannot agree, either party may file a motion to ask the Court to make that
IT IS SO ORDERED this 18th day of April 2016.
/s/ Barry A. Bryant_____________
Hon. Barry A. Bryant
United States Magistrate Judge
/s/ Casey Castleberry
Casey Castleberry, counsel for Plaintiffs
Approved as to form only by:
/s/ John Moore
John Moore, counsel for Defendants
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