Illinois Panel: No Defense Owed For Attorney Fee Dispute, Injunctive Relief Suit
(September 28, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT) -- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An Illinois appeals panel held on Sept. 24 that an insurer has no duty to defend its attorney insured against an attorney fee dispute and an injunctive relief lawsuit brought by the insured’s former clients (Illinois State Bar Association Mutual Insurance Co. v. Thomas W. Burkart, et al., No. 4-14-0936, Ill. App., 4th Dist.; 2015 Ill. App. Unpub. LEXIS 2146).
(Order available. Document #13-151001-012R.)
Thomas W. Burkart represented Robert and Elizabeth Wilson in a real estate transaction and litigation arising from...