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Mealey's Insurance - No Coverage Owed For Malicious Prosecution Claim, Illinois High Court Rules

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Supreme Court on Nov. 21 held that coverage for an underlying malicious prosecution claim was triggered by the initiation of a wrongfully convicted man's prosecution and not by his subsequent exoneration, reversing an appeals court's finding that insurers had a duty to provide coverage (Rodell Sanders, et al. v. Illinois Union Insurance Company, et al., No. 124565, Ill. Sup., 2019 Ill. LEXIS 1057).
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