Page - Appellate Decisions
MEDIATION AGREEMENTS ENFORCEABLE DESPITE CLIENT’S ABSENCE Georgos and Pangere Corporation v. Jackson (Indiana Supreme Court) Successfully appealed case to the Indiana Supreme Court, which affirmed the integrity of agreements reached between parties in Indiana court-ordered mediations.
COVERAGE LAW–UNLICENSED DRIVER/JOINT OWNER NOT COVERED BY COMPANY POLICY Century National Insurance Company v. Tracy, et al. (Illinois Appellate Court, lst District) In a case of first impression, changed substantive law for unlicensed policyholders in Illinois. A policyholder in a first party case has no coverage if he was not licensed to drive the insured’s
LIABILITY BASED ON CONTACT WITH PHANTOM CAR IN FIRST PARTY CLAIM – BUT NO DAMAGES Klatz v. Western States Insurance Company (Illinois Appellate, lst District) A chancery court found that contact had occurred between the insured’s vehicle and a phantom vehicle and sent the case to arbitration to determine damages. After the arbitration panel awarded