INSURANCE - An Illinois appeals court revived a class action asking the court to declare that insurance companies have a duty to defend consumers in their lawsuits over junk faxes. A tort-claimant need not claim that an insured tortfeasor or an insurer has filed a declaratory judgment action. Thus, a tort claimant may plead such an action to determine the scope of coverage under the insurance policy. See ruling.
Read the Top 8
Sign up for the Top 8, a roundup of the day's top stories delivered directly to your inbox Monday through Friday.