United States Seventh Circuit

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Tourdot v. Rockford Health Plans, Inc., 05-1764

Dismissal of claim for insurance coverage is affirmed where the language of the policy that denied coverage for injuries sustained during illegal acts is unambiguous, and the plaintiff's behavior was illegal despite the civil nature of penalties for first-time offenders.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/08/2005
  • Decided 02/27/2006
  • Published 02/27/2006

Judges

  • CUDAHY, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, KANNE, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Steven T. Caya (argued), Nowlan & Mouat, Janesville, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Troy E. Haggestad (argued), Williams & McCarthy, Rockford, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.