Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status
  • M
  • Max True Plastering Co. v. United States Fid…Max True Plastering Co. v. United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co.
From our private database of 16,800+ case briefs...

Max True Plastering Co. v. United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co.

Oklahoma Supreme Court
912 P.2d 861 (1996)


Max True Plastering Company (Max True) (plaintiff) purchased an insurance policy from United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company (USF&G) (defendant) for losses arising from employee dishonesty. Max True suffered damages as a result of employee dishonesty and made a claim against USF&G. USF&G denied coverage under the policy. Max True filed suit, arguing that coverage existed either under the express terms of the policy or under his reasonable expectations that its losses were covered under the policy. The trial court certified to the state supreme court the question of whether the reasonable expectations doctrine applied to the construction of insurance contracts in Oklahoma and, if so, under what circumstances.

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Kauger, C.J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 449,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students. Read our student testimonials.

  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students. Read more about Quimbee.

Here's why 449,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 16,800 briefs, keyed to 224 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.

Questions & Answers

Have a question about this case?

Sign up for a free 7-day trial and ask it

Sign up for a FREE 7-day trial