Policy Unambiguously Did Not Provide Defense For Wrongful Death Suit, Panel Affirms

(May 16, 2016, 2:02 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois appeals panel on May 13 affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a commercial general liability insurer has no duty to defend against underlying wrongful death and negligence claims arising from a fatal highway accident, rejecting the plaintiff’s argument that the insurer is estopped from denying coverage (FHP Tectonics Corporation v. American Home Assurance Co., et al., No. 1-13-0291, Ill. App., 1st Dist., 5th Div.; 2016 Ill. App. Unpub. LEXIS 936).

(Order available. Document #13-160519-009R.)

FHP Tectonics Corp. contracted with the Illinois State...
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