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Ill. Insurer Can't Escape Hartford's Coverage Suit

Law360, Springfield (October 11, 2017, 6:07 PM EDT) -- Illinois-based Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Co. must face a suit brought by Hartford Underwriters Insurance Co. fueled by an underlying settlement that left GTL on the hook for $2 million, an Illinois federal judge ruled Tuesday.

GTL had filed a motion to dismiss Hartford’s suit in May, claiming Hartford’s case was moot as the Connecticut company had already indemnified GTL. GTL, which had two liability policies with Hartford, has also filed a counterclaim against Hartford alleging a breach of contract for refusing to cover GTL in...
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Case Information

Case Title

Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company et al v. Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

110(Contract: Insurance)


Honorable Virginia M. Kendall

Date Filed

November 9, 2016

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