Hartford Wants Out Of Firm's Wrongful Conviction Defense

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 7:45 PM EST) -- Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. lodged a suit in Illinois federal court on Thursday disputing coverage obligations to a police interrogation support firm accused of aiding a malicious prosecution that sent a man to jail for 20 years for a rape and murder he didn’t commit.

Hartford is asking the court to determine its rights under a policy with Chicago firm John E. Reid & Associates Inc., which provides polygraph testing for law enforcement and stands accused along with a bevy of state officials of framing Juan...
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