This title is a focused review of the elements and pleadings of insurance litigation causes of action in Illinois.
The Institute’s Causes of Action series is comprised of volumes that each contain a concise examination of the statutory and caselaw-based elements and pleading requirements of a particular cause of action in Illinois. This title addresses insurance litigation causes of action for declaratory judgment, a bad-faith refusal to settle, the negligent issuance of a life insurance policy, and the failure of an insurance agent to insure. Detailed information needed to take the action through the process from an initial assessment all the way to appeal is provided, aided by included checklists and editable forms.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 — Declaratory Judgment
R. Sean Hocking, Craig & Craig, LLC, Mattoon
Chapter 2 — Bad-Faith Refusal To Settle
Matthew D. Ports, Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd., Chicago
Chapter 3 — Negligent Issuance of a Life Insurance Policy
Alexander Memmen, The Memmen Law Firm, LLC, Chicago
Chapter 4 — Failure of an Insurance Agent To Insure
J. Brian Manion, Weilmuenster & Keck, P.C., Belleville