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Reliance Nat'l Ins. Co. v. Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., 04-4120, 04-4148

In an interpleader action involving recovery of insurance proceeds for damages arising out of a fatal collision between two airplines, judgment awarding contribution of insurance funds to two settlement tortfeasors is reversed where it was barred by Illinois law.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/28/2005
  • Published 11/28/2005


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, RIPPLE, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • C. Kevin McCabe, Lord Bissell & Brook, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff.

  • For Appellees:
  • Richard E. Boyle, Gundlach, Lee, Eggmann, Boyle & Roessler, Belleville, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Raytheon Aircraft Co. in 04-4120 and 04-4148., James G. Goggin (argued), Verrill & Dana, Portland, ME, for Defendants-Appellants Arny Berger, Patricia A. Beville and Deborah A. DeSalle in 04-4120 and Ketura Brueck, Vicki L. Carlson, Darl Heffelbower, Kathleen Reed in 04-4148., John W. Adler (argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Great Lakes Aviation, Limited in 04-4120 and 04-4128.
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