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No Coverage For Telephone Solicitations Under Liability Policy

January 13, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that a professional liability policy issued to an insurance broker covering negligent acts “in rendering services for others” did not cover liability arising from automated, pre-recorded telephone calls made for soliciting business.

Kearney Spearheads Efforts To Persuade IL Supreme Court To Retain Public Duty Doctrine

January 7, 2015 / News

.. To Protect Illinois Local Governmental Units

 

The public duty doctrine holds that local governmental entities, including police and firefighters, have a duty to protect the public at large, not any individual citizen. 

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2015 Volume 1

January 1, 2015 / CM Reports

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Court Of Appeals Holds That Insured Has Burden Of Proof Regarding Exception To Policy Exclusion
… And That Ensuing Loss Provision Does Not Trump Unambiguous Policy Exclusion

In Platek v.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2015 Volume 1

January 1, 2015 / CM Reports

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*SIDEBAR: The Minefield Of Summary Judgment Practice
—Building A Record Means Strict Compliance With The Rules
The Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, teaches that lackadaisical compliance with Supreme Court Rules regarding summary judgments is fraught with danger.

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