$18M Hartford TCPA Coverage Row Booted To State Court

Law360, Chicago (June 27, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Tuesday sent a suit demanding that Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. and Twin City Fire Insurance Co. cover a junk fax class action that settled for $17.8 million back to state court, rejecting the insurers' argument that the Class Action Fairness Act created federal jurisdiction.

U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee remanded Addison Automatics Inc.'s suit against Hartford and Twin City to the Circuit Court of Lake County, finding that CAFA did not provide jurisdiction because the immediate lawsuit itself was not...
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Case Information

Case Title

Addison Automatics, Inc. v. Hartford Casualty Insurance Company

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

110(Contract: Insurance)


Honorable John Z. Lee

Date Filed

March 12, 2013

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