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  • April 9, 2018

    In Marrs v. American Family Mutual Ins. Company, plaintiff (Marrs) appealed from a summary judgment granted to American Family Mutual Insurance Company (“AFI”) that denied plaintiff’s request to stack underinsured motorist (“UIM”) coverage in five AFI policies. Plaintiff requested to stack the UIM coverages based on alleged ambiguities in the anti-stacking provisions and the definition of a UIM motor vehicle.

  • March 19, 2018

    In Electric Power Systems International, Inc. v. Zurich American Ins. Co., Electric Powers Systems Int’l (“EPS”) appealed the district court’s grant of summary judgment to Zurich, asserting that the trial court erred in concluding that the CGL policy issued by Zurich did not provide coverage for damage EPS caused to an electrical transformer while working on it.

  • February 18, 2018

    In Hazelwood Logistics Center, LLC v. Illinois Union Insurance Company, Hazelwood appealed a decision on a claim under a premises pollution liability (PPL) policy with respondent Illinois Union for payment of remediation costs for methane contamination at a landfill site. The PPL policy had a “reverse retroactive date provision” contained in an endorsement to the policy which provided, in part, that respondent insurer’s agreement to pay for remediation costs arising out of pollution conditions only applies to pollution conditions that first commence on or before a certain date, June 7, 2006.

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