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Hammond Authors Article on Illinois Court’s Ruling of Effects of Policyholder Lying, Then Telling the Truth

Rick Hammond

In his latest column for SIU Today (the quarterly magazine of the International Association of Special Investigators), Rick Hammond discusses an Illinois Appellate Court’s ruling on the effects of a policyholder’s recanting of a lie before a coverage decision is made. The Court held that delayed truth-telling cannot “magically cure” a policyholder’s misrepresentation. To view the full article, click here.

Hammond, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, focuses his practice on matters relating to property insurance coverage, fire and explosion cases, and bad faith. He also serves as an expert witness on insurer bad faith and as an adjunct Professor of Insurance Law at Loyola University Chicago Law School.