Untimely Notice Precludes Contribution Claims Against Insurer, Appeals Panel Says
(February 18, 2016, 9:44 AM EST) -- CHICAGO — An additional insured’s untimely notice of an underlying negligence lawsuit bars coverage under an insurance policy, an Illinois appeals panel held Feb. 16, affirming summary judgment for the insurer on contribution claims asserted by another insurer that settled on behalf of the additional insured (AMCO Insurance Co. v. Erie Insurance Exchange, No. 11 CH 41151, Ill. App., 1st Dist., Div. 1; 2016 Ill. App. LEXIS 68).
(Opinion available. Document #69-160304-016Z.)
On June 27, 2008, Kevin Smith filed a third amended complaint against Hartz Construction...