Reinsurer Fights Coverage Of State's Atty Defense At 7th Circ.

Law360, Chicago (November 27, 2012, 7:46 PM EST) -- White Mountains Reinsurance Co. argued Tuesday that it shouldn't have to reimburse National Casualty Co. for defense costs in underlying wrongful arrest lawsuits against a former Illinois state's attorney and Edgar County, Ill., while the county told the Seventh Circuit the attorney's state employee status doesn't bar coverage.

White Mountains attorney Lawrence Mason of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney argued that the language in his client's law enforcement professional liability policy is "clear and unambiguous," and that an Illinois district court relied on an erroneous finding...
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