Nos. 12-3170, 12-4032.

735 F.3d 822 (2013)

Barbara EICHHOLZ; Joshua Alan Eichholz; Dakota Ray Gilpin, Plaintiffs-Appellees v. SECURA SUPREME INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant-Appellant. Barbara Eichholz; Joshua Alan Eichholz; Dakota Ray Gilpin, Plaintiffs-Appellants v. Secura Supreme Insurance Company, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: November 14, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William Clayton Crawford , argued, Kansas City, MO, ( James Patrick Maloney , on the brief), appellant/cross-appellee.

Fairfax Jones , St. Louis, MO, ( Rudy L. Veit, on the brief ), Jefferson City, MO, for appellees/cross-appellants.

Before MURPHY, MELLOY, and SHEPHERD, Circuit Judges.

MELLOY, Circuit Judge.

Angela and Rodney Gilpin were murdered inside an apartment building owned and operated by Dennis and Sandra Prenger (collectively, the "Prengers"). Plaintiffs, survivors of the victims, obtained wrongful death judgments against the Prengers in state court. The state court found that the Prengers breached their landlord-tenant duty to provide security to their tenant (Angela) and her guest (Rodney) and awarded Plaintiffs $4 million in total damages...

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