Engineers Union Seeks Coverage For Locals' RICO Suits

Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 9:15 PM EST) -- The International Union of Operating Engineers on Wednesday accused Illinois National Insurance Co. of improperly denying it coverage for suits in which local unions and members accuse it of racketeering.

According to IUOE’s complaint — originally filed Oct. 22 and amended Wednesday in California state court — Illinois National has refused the union's request to provide any defense coverage so far in four lawsuits, even though three “not-for-profit protector” policies it issued it for 2011 to 2013 clearly cover the allegations IUOE faces in the litigation....
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