Judge: Subrogated Insurer’s Breach Of Contract, Negligence Lawsuit Is Time-Barred
(February 11, 2016, 8:57 AM EST) -- BENTON, Ill. — A four-year statute of limitations precludes a subrogated insurer’s negligence and breach of contract lawsuit regarding an allegedly defective sprinkler system, an Illinois federal judge ruled Feb. 9, granting summary judgment to a contractor (Cincinnati Insurance Co., as subrogee of Richland Memorial Hospital, Inc. v. Tri-State Fire Protection, Inc., No. 14-86, S.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15711).
(Memorandum and order available. Document #69-160304-010Z.)
In 2009, Richland Memorial Hospital Inc. (RMH) contracted with Tri-State Fire Protection Inc. to install a new sprinkler system...