American Service Ins. Co. v. Miller
2014 IL App (5th) 130582 (Ill. App., 2014)
Words & Phrases
Policy: Existence Of
Hon. Brian Babka
Where insurer repeatedly failed to produce true insurance policy and abused the discovery process, sanctions were appropriate.
Trial court properly struck the insurer’s pleadings and levied sanctions under Supreme Court Rules 137 and 219(c) in the amount of $20,000 (equal to the policy limit) plus 9% interest, $60,000 in attorney’s fees, and $3,900 in litigation expenses.