Edward T. Joyce & Associates, P.C. v. Professionals Direct Ins. Co.
816 F.3d 928 (7th Cir. 2016)
Words & Phrases
Professional Liability Policy: In General
Charles R. Norgle
Law firm’s professional liability policy excluded claim for fees billed to class it had represented based on exclusion for “claim[s] for legal fees, costs or disbursements paid or owed” to the firm.
District court based finding for insurer concluding the arbitration award was a "sanction" under the policy's exclusion (o). Seventh Circuit affirmed but on exclusion (p).