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Frye Writes about Contradictory Appellate Court Decisions and Need for Illinois Supreme Court to Clarify Insurance Law

15 Mar 2018

The Illinois Supreme Court is reviewing two 2017 appellate court decisions that reached irreconcilably contradictory conclusions on the timeliness of an insured’s lawsuit against the insurance producer for not procuring the insurance policy that the insured understood he had purchased. Patrick Frye, a member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Practice Group, analyzes the decisions in a two-part commentary article, “Illinois Supreme Court Should Clarify Insurance Law,” published March 14, 2018, by Law360. The articles examine the decisions in RVP LLC v. Advantage Insurance Services and American Family Mutual Insurance Co. v. Krop, as well as related case law. In his article, Mr. Frye suggests that the Supreme Court should adopt the RVP case because it persuasively decided that the limitations period for this claim began to run once the policy was delivered to the insured.

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