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Category Archives: Insurance Law

Missouri Appellate Court Reaffirmed Owned-Vehicle Exclusions in Uninsured Motorist Coverage

December 21, 2021

Examines Missouri appellate court ruling affirming owned-vehicle exclusion in automobile liability insurance policies involving uninsured motorist coverage

Murder, Intrigue, Wrongful Arrest, Malicious Prosecution, and …… Insurance Coverage???

May 11, 2021

Analysis of appellate court decision on whether an insurance company had a duty to defend a municipality on claims of wrongful arrest and conviction

Coverage Implications When An Insured Fails To Appear For An Examination Under Oath

September 10, 2020

Property insurance policies typically contain provisions requiring the insured to cooperate with the insurer in the investigation and adjustment of the loss. As part of those post-loss obligations, the insured may be required, if requested by the insurer, to submit to an examination under oath and produce documents and records related to the claim. The […]

First District Upholds Summary Judgment for Landowner Based on Illinois’ Statute of Repose for Construction

July 2, 2020

In Graham v. Lakeview Food Pantry, 2019 IL App (1st) 182003, the First District affirmed summary judgment for defendants, including the Catholic Bishop of Chicago (“the Archdiocese”), on plaintiff’s negligence complaint following a fall at defendant’s church. Ultimately, the court found that plaintiff’s claim against the Archdiocese was time-barred by the Illinois statute of repose […]

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