Civ Pro cases

Hawkins v Masters Farms Inc D. Kansas 2003

RULE: 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss; Issue: does pltfs complaint have complete diversity jurisdiction to file in federal court? NO; Facts: Deft. Masters crashed into Pltf mr. creal and died. Pltfs estate (Hawkins) filed in federal court because of diversity

(Missing Husband Case) Houchens v American Home Assurance

Topic/Rule: Summary Judgement; Issue: is a disappearance enough to claim insurance on a accidental death insurance claim? NO; Facts: Pltfs husband disappeared on a work trip to Thailand. Pltf tried to collect from the insurance company claiming that he ha