Exclusion Did Not Clearly Bar Coverage For Mold Injuries, Illinois Panel Says

(November 13, 2015, 9:19 AM EST) -- CHICAGO — Because an insurance policy did not specifically exclude mold and the insurer’s intent to exclude mold-related claims was not clearly stated in the policy’s pollution and health hazard exclusion, a trial court erred in finding that the policy excluded coverage for mold-related injuries, the First District Illinois Appellate Court said Nov. 10 (In re: Liquidation of Legion Indemnity Co., No. 1-14-0452, Ill. App., 1st Dist., 2nd Div.; 2015 Ill. App. LEXIS 851).

(Opinion available. Document #03-151118-001Z.)

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