WARREN BRUCE MAPLES V. TENNESSEE FARMERS MUTUAL INSURANCE CO., ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Chandra Williams on Oct 26, 2015

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Martin Logue Ellis, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Warren Bruce Maples.

Attorneys 2:

Daniel H. Rader, III, and Walter S. Fitzpatrick, Cookeville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Tennessee Farmers Mutual Ins. Co., Gordon Atchley, and Cumberland County Farm Bureau.

Judge(s): MCCLARTY

In this appeal, the plaintiff alleged, inter alia, breach of contract by the insurance carrier. Pursuant to settled law in this state, the plaintiff had one year plus sixty days to institute suit on the policy. This action was filed one year and 134 days after the fire loss. The trial court found the lawsuit was not timely filed. The plaintiff appeals. We affirm.

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