CHICAGO – A New Jersey-based insurer is asking a court to declare it has no duty to defend companies in Oak Brook and Chicago in a lawsuit.
Arch Insurance Co. filed a complaint on Nov. 21 in Cook County Circuit Court against PCH Management Alpha LLC, Weimar Medical Holdings LLC, and others, seeking declaratory judgment.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff issued a liability insurance policy to PCH Healthcare Holdings. The suit states on July 13, the plaintiff received a counterclaim and third-party complaint from Weimar Medical Holdings over allegations PCH Healthcare Holdings and others engaged in a fraudulent scheme regarding the expansion of laboratory services.
The plaintiff seeks a declaration that it owes no defense or indemnity coverage for the claim under the policy.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants, the requested declaration, costs of suit, and further relief. It is represented by Ommid C. Farashahi, Michael T. Skoglund, Kristi S. Nolley and Nicole M. Gallagher of BatesCarey LLP in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court case number 18-L-012681