St. Paul Loses Appeal Over $14.5M Explosion In Chicago

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 3:17 PM EST) -- An Illinois appeals court on Tuesday rejected St. Paul Mercury Insurance Co.'s efforts to blame a building security provider for an explosion at a Chicago high-rise that caused $14.5 million in losses, finding the security company did not violate its contract with the building owner.

The court upheld the lower court's decision to grant summary judgment to Aargus Security Systems Inc. in a dispute with St. Paul, which brought the lawsuit while stepping into the shoes of Mallers Building Ltd. Partnership and Spectrum Properties Inc....
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