Insurer Must Defend Troubled Chicago Mall: Court

Law360, New York (April 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has ruled that General Insurance Co. of America has a duty to defend a Chicago mall in a suit filed by vendors angry that the mall was shut down for over a year due to hundreds of health and safety code violations and was later partially destroyed by a fire.

Judge Jeffrey Cole of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Monday granted a motion by the owners of Discount Mega Mall for judgment on the pleadings that GICA has...
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