United States Ninth Circuit

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Elhouty v. Lincoln Benefit Life Company, 15-16740

Affirming the district court's summary judgment in favor of an insurance company in a diversity declaratory judgment action relating to a two million dollar policy, which was the value of the controversy properly supporting the diversity jurisdiction and holding that the court didn't abuse its discretion in striking a plaintiff expert witness and affirming that the district court could read the insurance policy and determine there was no material fact genuinely at issue.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/03/27

Judges

  • KLEINFELD

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

Counsel