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County of McHenry v. Ins. Co. of the West, 04-4223

Grant of summary judgment for insurance company in suit over enforcement of arbitration clause in insurance contract is affirmed where the policy-holder's opposition to summary judgment did not refer to their argument that the company had waived its arbitration claim, and where rules of construction support the applicability of the arbitration clause.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/09/2005
  • Decided 02/24/2006
  • Published 02/24/2006


  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and RIPPLE and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Craig M. White (argued), Richard J. Pearl, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, Chicago, IL, E. ReganDaniels Shepley, Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, Crystal Lake, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • James K. Horstman (argued), Iwan, Cray, Huber, Horstman & Vanausdal, Chicago, ZIL, for Defendant-Appellee.