Judge: Insurer Did Not Act In Bad Faith In Dispute Over Grain Elevator Explosion
(October 19, 2016, 11:09 AM EDT) -- EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois federal judge on Oct. 18 held that the record fails to contain sufficient concrete evidence showing that an excess insurer acted in bad faith in a coverage dispute arising from an April 27, 2010, grain elevator explosion that injured three workers (West Side Salvage Inc. v. RSUI Indemnity Co., No. 15-0442, S.D. Ill.).
(Memorandum and order available. Document #13-161020-022Z.)
Con Agra Foods Inc. contracted with West Side Salvage Inc. to clean out a grain bin at its Chester, Ill.,...