Illinois Supreme Court Should Clarify Insurance Law: Part 2

Law360 (March 14, 2018, 11:41 AM EDT) -- This is the second part of this article. Read the first part, introducing the contradiction between two recent Illinois appellate decisions, RVP LLC v. Advantage Insurance Services and American Family Mutual Insurance Co. v. Krop, here. The Illinois Supreme Court now has a chance to resolve the contradiction.


Krop fumbled Hoover v. Country Mutual Insurance Co.,[1] which affirmed the dismissal of an untimely negligent-procurement lawsuit against an insurance agent who allegedly did not provide the coverage that the insureds had instructed him to obtain. The appellate court found that the limitations period began to run when the policyholders received their homeowners insurance...

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