United States Seventh Circuit

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BROWN & LACOUNTE, L.L.P. v. WESTPORT INS. CORP., 02-1425

An insurer had no duty to defend a law firm, in a claim alleging improper receipt and retention of payments for legal services rendered under a void contract, based on a "personal profit" exclusion in a professional liability insurance policy.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/10/2002
  • Published 10/10/2002

Judges

  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and BAUER and MANION, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Steven P. Zabel (argued), Leonard, Street and Deinard, Minneapolis, MN, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • George J. Manos, Vincent P. Tomkiewicz and R.J. Smyk (argued), Bollinger, Ruberry & Garvey, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.