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Quilling v. Trade Ptnrs., Inc., No. 08-2328

In an appeal from an order distributing the proceeds of life insurance policies owned by a receivership estate on a pro rata basis, the order is affirmed where plaintiff's alleged diligence in securing a beneficial interest was not cause for him to take priority when the interest he actually acquired was no better than the interests acquired by supposedly less-diligent claimants.

Read Quilling v. Trade Ptnrs., Inc., No. 08-2328

Appellate Information

Argued: June 17, 2009

Decided and Filed: July 15, 2009


Opinion by Judge Graham


For Appellant:

Lincoln J. Knauer, Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP, Springfield, MO

For Appellee:

Bruce S. Kramer, Borod & Kramer, P.L.C., Memphis, TN