201201.24
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Appellate Court reversed trial court

The Appellate Court reversed the trial court and found that the insured had an insurable interest in the house even though the court found that the transaction was an equitable mortgage. The decision was a rule 23 one. http://www.state.il.us/court/R23_Orders/AppellateCourt/2011/1stDistrict/1103026_R23.pdf Above is a copy of the decision.

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Appellate Argument

Appellate Argument on a case I argued on November 22, 2011. This argument last 90 minutes. This is a lot more time than normal. I was pleased that the Justices understood the facts and devoted this much of their busy day to this matter. Here is the link. http://www.state.il.us/court/Media/Appellate/1st_District.asp The case was Tatum vs Allstate…