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Newsletter articles from 2006

Alphabetical listing of cases and holdings May 2006 Founders Insurance Company v. Contreras, 2005 WL 3481345 (1st Dist. 2005), holding that an insurer had no duty to defend or indemnify non-permissive, unauthorized driver in personal injury automobile accident.
Alphabetical listing of cases and holdings February 2006 Standard Mutual Insurance Company v. Mudron, 358 Ill.App.3d 535, 295 Ill.Dec. 118 (Ill.App. 3 Dist., 2005). Holding: Claims against an insured for breach of employment contract fell within the “business pursuits” exclusion contained in the insured’s personal umbrella liability policy.
Alphabetical listing of cases and holdings January 2006 Bohner v. Ace American Insurance Company, 359 Ill. App.3d 621, 834 N.E.2d 635, 296 Ill.Dec. (Ill. App. 2 Dist. 2005). Holding: DUI was a criminal act within meaning of exclusion in “auto gap” policy for loss arising directly or indirectly out of any criminal act of the insured; Criminal act exclusion in “auto gap” policy did not violate public policy where used to deny coverage to insured involved in single car accident while driving drunk.
Case names and holdings September 2006 Holding: Court order establishing a battery conviction against the insured, in and of itself, did not collaterally estop insured and victim from arguing that cut was negligently inflicted.
Case summaries September 2006 Holding: Court order establishing a battery conviction against the insured, in and of itself, did not collaterally estop insured and victim from arguing that cut was negligently inflicted.
Cases May 2006 Holding: Insurer had no duty to defend or indemnify non-permissive, unauthorized driver in personal injury automobile accident.
Cases February 2006 Standard Mutual Insurance Company v. Mudron, 358 Ill.App.3d 535, 295 Ill.Dec. 118 (Ill.App. 3 Dist., 2005)
Cases January 2006 DUI was a criminal act within meaning of exclusion in “auto gap” policy for loss arising directly or indirectly out of any criminal act of the insured; Criminal act exclusion in “auto gap” policy did not violate public policy where used to deny coverage to insured involved in single car accident while driving drunk.
From the Chair By George G. Leynaud May 2006 We are pleased on behalf of the Insurance Law Section Council to release the fourth publication of The Policy with yet one additional issue to be published in the near future.
Insurance law update By Robert H. Hanaford September 2006 Recent cases of interest to insurance law practitioners.
Recent developments in insurance law May 2006 Recently, the Third District Appellate Court in Illinois Farmers Insurance Company v. Kure,---N.E.2d---,26 WL 864, 368 (Ill.App.3Dist.2006) held there was a duty to defend on part of the insurer for parents of a tortfeasor under their homeowner’s liability insurance policy even though there was no separate bodily injury claimed by Plaintiff which result from the alleged negligent conduct of the parents.
Recent developments in insurance law By Laura Kotelman February 2006 On August 18, 2005, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a long-awaited opinion in Avery v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. 91494, 2005 WL 1981444 (Ill., Aug. 18, 2005).
Recent developments in insurance law By James T. Nyeste January 2006 Recent updates of interest to insurance Law practitioners.