7th Circuit: No Coverage For Suit Alleging Law Firms Breached Employment Agreement
(May 17, 2016, 9:47 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 16 affirmed a lower federal court’s ruling that there is no coverage under the "employee benefits liability provision" of a business owners insurance policy for underlying claims that two law firms and their principals breached an employment agreement (Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. v. Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC, et al., No. 15-3417, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8921).
(Opinion available. Document #13-160519-011Z.)
In August 2013, retired lawyer Ronald G. Fleisher sued law firms Karlin,...