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Suzanne Karbarz Rovner and Howard Dakoff Featured in Law360: “Ill. Insurance Ruling Helps Developers, Community Orgs. Alike”


January 31, 2024

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In a recent Law360 article titled “Ill. Insurance Ruling Helps Developers, Community Orgs. Alike,” Suzanne Karbarz Rovner and Howard Dakoff shared their analysis of a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision upending decades of Illinois caselaw regarding coverage under commercial general liability (CGL) policies.

“Until the Illinois Supreme Court’s decision in Acuity, access to insurance coverage for damage associated with defective work was denied, contrary to most other states’ interpretation of the same policies, exclusions and endorsements. The Acuity case modernizes Illinois law on CGL coverage, taking a position that has been advocated by industry stakeholders for well over a decade.”

Read the full Law360 article here.

Read our initial insights on the decision here: Major Ruling: Illinois Supreme Court Provides Clarity and Changes Precedent on CGL Coverage for Defective Work (Positively Affecting Real Estate Developers and Community Associations)

Filed under: Community Association, Real Estate

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