Insurance Coverage

Aug
09

“Third-Party Tortfeasor or Patient Insurance: Recovery Options for Healthcare Providers in Illinois and How their Participating Provider Agreements Affect the Analysis”

There is a precarious balancing act between healthcare providers, insurance companies, legislative bodies, and the Court system in Illinois. On July 6, 2017, the Fourth District Appellate Court of Illinois issued its decision in Turner v. Orthopedic and Shoulder Center, S.C.

Mar
14

The Collateral Source Rule and Section 2-1205

The Collateral Source Rule and Section 2-1205: A Look At Their Entangled Histories And How They Affect Damages In Illinois  In 2008, the Illinois Supreme Court defined the...

Jul
26

Limits of Insuring Agreement Tested In 7th Circuit Declaratory Judgment Action Arising Out Of “Pill-Mill” Lawsuit

In an underlying lawsuit pending in the Circuit Court of Boone County, West Virginia, the State of West Virginia (“the State”) filed claims against a number of prescription drug distributors, including H.D. Smith Wholesale Drug Company (“H.D. Smith”),...

Mar
04

Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District Finds Coverage For Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Action

In Standard Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lay, 2014 Il App (4th) 110527-B, the Fourth District found that three policies issued by Standard Mutual Insurance Company ("Standard") provided coverage for a class action lawsuit stemming from a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991....

Aug
12

Illinois Appellate Court, First District Finds Coverage For Additional Insured Under Blanket Additional Insured Endorsement

Illinois Appellate Court, First District Finds Coverage For Additional Insured Under Blanket Additional Insured Endorsement The Illinois Appellate Court, First District recently issued a decision construing the written contract requirement of a blanket additional insured endorsement in a...

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