United States Seventh Circuit
Fidelity and Deposit Co. v. Edward E. Gillen Co., 18-2144
Held that a construction company's surety (an insurance company) may not augment its contractual indemnification rights with the ancient doctrine of quia timet -- equitable protection from probable future harm. The construction company allegedly had gone belly up on a government project. Affirmed summary judgment against the surety's claim.
- Published 2019/06/03
- United States Seventh Circuit