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James River Insurance Company v. Kemper Casualty Insurance Company

585 F.3d 382 (7th Cir. 2009)

Words & Phrases

Claims Made Policy

Trial Judge

Harry D. Leinenweber

Appellate Judge

Justices Posner, Manion and Tinder


In action between two insurers issuing consecutive claims-made legal malpractice policies, second insurer’s policy excluded coverage, despite the filing of the claim during its policy period, because the underlying acts of alleged malpractice had been reported as a potential claim under the first insurer’s policy.