Panel: Law Enforcement Liability Insurers Have No Duty To Defend City Insured

Panel: Law Enforcement Liability Insurers Have No Duty To Defend City Insured

CHICAGO - The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Nov. 21 affirmed a lower federal court's ruling that two law enforcement liability insurers have no duty to defend the City of Waukegan, Ill., and its current and former employees in an underlying civil rights lawsuit stemming from an alleged wrongful conviction (Northfield Insurance Company, et al. v. City of Waukegan, et al., Nos. 11-1215 and 11-3729, 7th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 24014).

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