Court Revives Insurance Dispute Between ComEd, Old Republic

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 5:16 PM EDT) -- An Illinois appeals court on Friday resurrected an insurance dispute brought by Patrick Engineering Inc. and Commonwealth Edison Co. against Old Republic Insurance Co., saying the insurer wrongfully denied coverage for an underlying suit for damages their construction project caused near Chicago.

In an opinion reversing a trial court’s dismissal of the case on summary judgment, the panel rejected the insurer’s argument that a professional services exclusion clause in the commercial general liability policy meant coverage did not extend to ComEd even though it was taken...
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