Auto Co. seeks another win over insurers in BIPA dispute

By Josh Liberatore (June 1, 2022, 8:06 p.m. EDT) – An auto accessories company has asked an Illinois federal court for summary judgment on its breach of contract claims against two insurers, saying the insurers were still refusing to defend the company in a class action lawsuit over biometric privacy despite a judge’s previous order that they owe coverage.

Thermoflex said Friday that Citizens Insurance Co. of America and Hanover Insurance Co. failed to comply with U.S. District Judge John F. Kness’s recent order finding they had a duty to defend Thermoflex in an underlying class action lawsuit. alleging that the auto accessories company violated Illinois biometric information privacy law.

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