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IL Supreme Court: Law caps liability for rental car companies, no matter if self-insured

Dan Churney Oct. 21, 2015, 3:09pm

Predicting a double standard would result if it allowed an appeals court’s decision to stand, the Illinois Supreme Court said a lower court erred in ordering a self-insured Chicago-area car rental business to pay the victim of a car crash $600,000 – far more than what would have been required under the law if the company had purchased an outside insurance policy.