Illinois Federal District Court Determines Policy Intent Trumps Policy Language

In an interesting decision handed down late last year, an Illinois federal district court in Ohio Security Insurance Company v. Truck Tire Sales, Inc. determined coverage was not available after carefully considering the policy intent and application for insurance. The district court held that irrespective of broad policy language, aEURoethe policy reflects that it was sought for the purpose of insuring [the insuredaEUR(TM)s] activities related only to [one part of its business].aEUR?

The dispute arose when an employee of the named insured, Truck Tire Sales, …

Meet The Experts

  • VIEW RATINGS FOR INSURERS
    Enter name of Insurance Company and press GO button.