Panel Reverses Dismissal Of Counterclaims Against Insurer On Breach Of Contract, Bad Faith

Panel Reverses Dismissal Of Counterclaims Against Insurer On Breach Of Contract, Bad Faith

OTTAWA, Ill. - A trial judge erred in dismissing a builder's counterclaims against an insurer for its alleged breach of contract and bad faith in denying coverage for a roof collapse at a grain storage facility, an Illinois appeals panel found Nov. 4, reversing and remanding the judge's decision (Selective Insurance Company of South Carolina v. Cherrytree Companies Inc. d/b/a Macon General Contractors, No. 3-12-0959, Ill. App., 3rd Dist.).

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