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Newsletter articles from 2001

Alphabetical listing of cases June 2001 Alliance Syndicate, Inc. v. Parsec, Inc., 318 Ill.App.3d 590, 714 N.E.2d 1039, ___ Ill. Dec. ___ (1st dist. 2nd div. 2000) ASSISTANCE AND COOPERATION (1244)
Alphabetical listing of cases June 2001 American Family Mutual Insurance Company v. Savickas, 193 Ill.2d 378, 739 N.E.2d 445, 250 Ill. Dec. 682 (2000) Collateral estoppel (1273)
Cases June 2001 Alliance Syndicate, Inc. v. Parsec, Inc., 318 Ill.App.3d 590, 714 N.E.2d 1039, ___ Ill. Dec. ___ (1st dist. 2nd div. 2000) (1244)Henry Smith, a temporary worker who was working on behalf of Parsec, Inc. was injured while working in a rail yard owned by CSX.
Cases June 2001 A.J. Maggio Company v. Willis, 316 Ill.App.3d 1043, 738 N.E.2d 592, 250 Ill. Dec. 376 (1st dist. 2nd div. 2000) (1270)
Cites from previous issue June 2001 Alliance Syndicate, Inc. v. Parsec, Inc., 318 Ill.App.3d 590, 714 N.E.2d 1039, 251 Ill. Dec. 861 (1st dist. 2nd div. 2000)
The duty to defend and indemnify in Illinois after Cincinnati and Burns By Nancy K. Caron April 2001 Over the past two years, two landmark decisions of the Illinois Supreme court have radically changed the duties of an insurance carrier to defend and the carrier's ability to recoup some or all of the defense and indemnity costs from any other carrier which also provided coverage to the insured for the loss.
Excess insurance: the unique duties arising out of an excess policy By John D. Dalton and Ross D. Roloff April 2001 Excess carriers often become involved in litigation at a very late stage. As a result, they are sometimes excluded from important strategic decisions, especially regarding settlement.
The section 155 remedy By James T. Nyeste April 2001 Section 155 of the Illinois Insurance Code (215 ILCS 5/155) creates an extracontractual remedy for "vexatious and unreasonable" conduct by insurers, providing:
Section announces The Policy —Internet version June 2001 Be sure to check out the new version of The Policy Index, www.schiffhardin.com/thepolicy.nsf. The new Lotus Notes® database has replaced the old static "html" file that had been current only through 1999.
Words and phrases index of cases June 2001 Insured's settlement of tort case as indemnitor of property owner against wishes of its insurer violated the voluntary payments provision.
Words and phrases index of cases June 2001 Insured's claim under a policy may be assigned after a loss.