No Coverage For Junk Fax Ads Dispute, Federal Judge Rules

Mealey's (September 25, 2015, 11:05 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal judge on Sept. 23 rejected a “conflicted defense” claim against a commercial general liability insurer, further finding that the policy’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) exclusion bars coverage for an underlying dispute over the alleged unsolicited transmission of junk fax advertisements (Scottsdale Insurance Co. v. Steve Stergo, et al., No. 13-5015, N.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127268).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #13-151001-006Z.)

Junk Faxes

On April 25, 2013, Lawrence S. Brodsky sued Steve Stergo, d/b/a Stergo Roofing, in...
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