Illinois Panel Affirms Summary Judgment In Insurance Bad Faith Suit

Mealey's (August 25, 2015, 2:04 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A state trial court did not err in granting an insurer’s motion to dismiss in a breach of contract and insurance bad faith lawsuit because an insured failed to show that any breach of a homeowners insurance policy existed, an Illinois appellate panel ruled Aug. 21 (Robert Lytle v. Country Mutual Insurance Co., No. 1-14-2169, Ill. App., 1st Dist., 6th Div.; 2015 Ill App. Unpub. LEXIS 1855).

(Order available. Document #07-150831-034R.)

Robert Lytle purchased a homeowners insurance policy and filed a claim pursuant to...
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