Judge: Certificate Of Insurance Issued By Insurance Broker Did Not Confer Liability

Judge: Certificate Of Insurance Issued By Insurance Broker Did Not Confer Liability

CHICAGO - A certificate of insurance did not confer any liability or alter an insurer's coverage, an Illinois federal judge held Dec. 30, dismissing the insurer from an insured's lawsuit that also alleges negligence and breach of contract claims against his insurance broker and agents (Nicholas Sweis, as co-trustee of the Sweis Living Trust v. Travelers Casualty Insurance Company of America, et al., No. 13-7175, N.D. Ill.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 181051).

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