AMICO Fights Hancock Center Accident Coverage In 7th Circ.

Law360, Chicago (January 15, 2013, 3:52 PM EST) -- American Motorists Insurance Co.'s attorney asked the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday to reverse a judgment saying his client must indemnify another insurer for litigation costs stemming from a fatal accident at Chicago's John Hancock Center, where a swing stage collapsed outside the building's 42nd floor.

John P. O'Malley of Schuyler Roche & Crisham PC told a three-judge appeals panel that an Illinois federal court should have found that an exclusion for claims arising out of "professional services" in the policies AMICO issued an architectural firm applied...
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