Panel:  Insurer Has No Duty To Defend Against Suit Alleging Mishandling Of Corpse

(April 17, 2023, 11:13 AM EDT) -- MOUNT VERNON, Ill. — An Illinois appeals panel on April 14 held that an insurer has no duty to defend its insureds against an underlying lawsuit alleging tortious interference with a dead body, intentional infliction of emotional distress, promissory estoppel and negligence, finding that there was no “occurrence” pursuant to the policy and that the Funeral Directors' Professional Liability Endorsement did not extend coverage....

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