Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Insurance Law

Vague term in auto policy construed against the insurer

January
2020
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
On Sept. 30, 2019, the Fifth District Court of Appeals found the term “mechanical device” in an auto policy to be overly broad and vague. It held that the policy, which excluded coverage for incidents involving a “mechanical device,” was to be construed against the insurer.

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