Judge Refuses To Dismiss All Misconduct Claims Against Insurer In Coverage Dispute

Mealey's (February 17, 2016, 11:36 AM EST) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal judge on Feb. 12 held that although an insurer’s failure to provide independent counsel in an underlying wrongful termination dispute does not constitute vexatious or unreasonable conduct, the insured’s remaining allegations of misconduct by the insurer are sufficiently supported by the facts (DHR International, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America, No. 15 C 4880, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17719).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #13-160218-017Z.)

Wrongful Termination Claims

On April 24, 2014, DHR International Inc.,...
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