Illinois Panel: No Coverage For Claims That Meat Producer Illegally Used Hormones

CHICAGO - The First District Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth Division, on May 10 affirmed a lower court's ruling that an insurer has no duty to defend its meat-producing insured against federal criminal allegations that it illegally used hormones in the production of veal (Indiana Insurance Co. v. Brown Packing Company Inc., et al., No. 1-11-3039, Ill. App., 1st Dist., 5th Div.; 2013 Ill. App. Unpub. LEXIS 988).

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