Mealey's Insurance - Panel Affirms Dismissal Of $8.9M Fax Ads Coverage Dispute On Alternate Grounds

ELGIN, Ill. - An Illinois appeals panel on June 19 affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking coverage for the $8.9 million settlement of an unsolicited fax ads dispute on the alternative ground that the plaintiff failed to exercise reasonable diligence in serving the summons to the insurer pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 103(b) (Wilder Chiropractic Inc. v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., No. 2-13-0781, Ill. App., 2nd Dist.; 2014 Ill. App. LEXIS 412).

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