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Illinois Panel: No Coverage For Claims That Insured Violated Consumer Fraud Act
Posted on 17 Apr 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - Claims that an insured violated the Consumer Fraud Act by intending to put its competitors out of business so that it could dominate the diagnostic testing market fail to assert accidental conduct or consequences and, therefore, do not constitute... Read More

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Illinois Panel Reverses Ruling That Insurer Has Duty To Defend Law Firm
Posted on 23 Jan 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - An Illinois appeals panel on Jan. 17 ruled that a lawyers professional liability insurer has no duty to defend an attorney and his law firm against underlying civil conspiracy claims, reversing a lower court's finding that a policy exclusion... Read More

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Insurer's Rescission Counterclaims Are Barred, Federal Judge Rules,
Posted on 13 Jul 2012 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - An insurer's rescission counterclaims are barred by the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) 12 U.S.C.S. § 1821 , a Illinois federal judge ruled July 10, dismissing the counterclaims against the Federal... Read More

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Illinois Appeal Panel Affirms Pollution Exclusion Ruling In Contaminated-Water Suit
Posted on 25 Feb 2013 by Mealeys

MOUNT VERNON, Ill. - A unanimous Illinois First Appellate District, Fifth Division, panel issued an opinion Feb. 22 affirming a judgment that insurance companies for Crestwood, Ill., owe the village no duty to defend and to indemnify in underlying contaminated... Read More

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Judge Stands By Ruling Dismissing Coverage Suit Over Secretary's $880,000 Theft
Posted on 2 Jan 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - An Illinois federal judge on Dec. 27 denied a law firm insured's motion to reconsider a ruling dismissing its breach of contract and bad faith claims against its insurer stemming from the insurer's denial of coverage for a secretary's... Read More

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Magistrate: Insurer Has No Duty To Defend School Board's Suit Against Insured
Posted on 2 May 2013 by Mealeys

ST. LOUIS - A general liability insurer has no duty to defend its city insured against a school board's claims that the insured wrongfully withheld tax revenues, an Illinois federal magistrate judge ruled April 30, granting the insurer's motion... Read More

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Appeals Court: Merely Retaining Attorney Does Not Fulfill Duty To Defend
Posted on 19 Apr 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - Even though an insurer retained an attorney to defend its insured in personal injury cases, an Illinois appeals panel on April 17 held that, in light of the attorney's subsequent failure to actually take sufficient actions on the insured's... Read More

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Illinois Federal Judge Orders Government To Provide Information In Medicare Suit
Posted on 7 May 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - An Illinois federal judge on May 6 partially granted a defendant's motion for an order directing the federal government to file a bill of particulars in its case against him for Medicare fraud (United States of America v. Robert Kolbusz... Read More

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Judge Denies Motion To Reverse Decision To Not Make Reinsurer Post Security
Posted on 7 Feb 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - An Illinois federal judge on Feb. 5 denied a motion to amend or correct an order that allowed a foreign reinsurer to not post prejudgment security in a reinsurance billing dispute (Pine Top Receivables of Illinois, LLC v. Banco De Seguros Del... Read More

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Judge: Insurer Has Duty To Pay Full Amount Of $3.15M Underlying Attorney Fee Award
Posted on 2 May 2012 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - A directors and officers and corporate liability insurance policy indemnified an insured for shareholders' reasonable attorney fees in an underlying lawsuit regardless of how the fees were calculated, an Illinois federal judge ruled April... Read More

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Illinois Panel Refuses To Rehear Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Coverage Lawsuit
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by Mealeys

ELGIN, Ill. - An Illinois appeals panel on May 31 denied a motion to rehear its March 16 ruling affirming a lower court's finding that a commercial general liability insurer had no duty to defend against underlying breach of fiduciary claims (Pekin... Read More

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Illinois Trial Court Puts 2 Insurers Into Liquidation
Posted on 16 Apr 2012 by Mealeys

SKOKIE, Ill. - A trial court in Illinois on April 11 placed two insurance companies into liquidation and named the state's insurance director as liquidator (People of the state of Illinois, ex rel. Robert E. Wagner, acting director of insurance of... Read More

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Judge: Insurer Has No Duty To Defend Condo Association, Managers In Raw Sewage Suit
Posted on 25 Jan 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - An insurer has no duty to defend its condominium association insured and its managers, acting in their capacity as directors and officers of the association, from an underlying lawsuit stemming from a raw sewage backup problem, an Illinois federal... Read More

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Insurer Owes No Defense For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty, Claim, Federal Judge Finds
Posted on 22 Feb 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - An insurer has no duty to defend insureds against a breach of fiduciary duty claim that arose out of construction defect allegations, an Illinois federal judge ruled Feb. 20 (Lori Hess, et al. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America... Read More

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Reinsurer Says Court Should Dismiss Claim To Compel Arbitration
Posted on 15 Apr 2013 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - A reinsurer told an Illinois federal court on April 11 that the assignee of certain rights under a number of reinsurance agreements has not sufficiently pleaded its claims regarding its attempt to get the court to compel arbitration (Pine Top... Read More

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