The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has thrown out a claims adjuster business’ suit that had asserted Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. wrongly failed to assign it a “fair amount” of claims after the smaller business was certified as “women-owned” by Nationwide.

According to the Sixth Circuit’s April 27 opinion, the claims-adjuster business, in its lawsuit, was attempting to have the courts enforce “merely its own gloss” on a services agreement that was plain on its face and that didn’t promise it would dole out a “fair amount” of insurance claims for the adjuster business to handle.

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