Insurer Off Hook For Junk Fax Settlement, Ill. Court Rules

Law360, Chicago (February 3, 2014, 5:52 PM EST) -- An Illinois appeals court has upheld a decision that let Cincinnati Insurance Co. off the hook for covering more than half of a $7 million settlement in a junk fax class action against Unitherm Inc., according to an opinion released Friday.

A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court that Ohio law applied in the case and that Cincinnati's notice of a coverage exclusion complied with that state's insurance law, defeating plaintiff Windmill Nursing Pavilion Ltd.'s bid to have the insurer cough up the remaining $4...
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