Ill. Appeals Court Axes State Farm Loss Over TCPA Coverage

Law360, Chicago (June 21, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT) -- An Illinois appeals court reversed a ruling Thursday for Bridgeview Health Care Center Ltd. in its suit demanding that State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. provide defense coverage in a junk fax class action, saying a lower court must decide whether Illinois or Indiana law applies.

A panel in Illinois' First District Appellate Court found that even though no Indiana state court had addressed the key issue in the case of whether a commercial liability policy covered claims for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act...
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