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Professional Liability Blog
November 25, 2019

Seventh Circuit Finds E&O Coverage Illusory

The insurer brought a declaratory judgment action arguing it had no duty under Errors & Omissions (“E&O”) coverage of primary and excess insurance policies to defend its insured in an underlying breach of contract claim.  The 7th Circuit reversed and remanded finding the exclusion rendered the coverage illusory.