Insurance Suit Over 'Englewood Four' Settlement Can Proceed

By Angela Childers (September 28, 2021, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Two insurers may not have to pay nearly $300,000 spent defending two Illinois state's attorneys in the "Englewood Four" malicious prosecution case, but the question of whether they must pay their share of a $30 million settlement remains, a federal judge held Monday.

From left, Harold Richardson, Vincent Thames, Terrill Swift and Michael Saunders, the "Englewood Four," settled with Cook County for nearly $30 million in 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File) U.S. District Judge Robert M. Dow Jr. held that questions of fact remain over whether Cook County's settlement of four underlying lawsuits brought against two assistant state's attorneys was within the scope...

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