Opinions Nov. 11, 2019

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The following 7th Circuit Court of Appeals opinions were posted after IL deadline on Friday:
Villas at Winding Ridge v. State Farm Fire and Casualty
19-1731
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division. Judge Tanya Walton Pratt.
Civil. Affirms the Indiana Southern District Court’s grant of summary judgment to State Farm Fire and Casualty against Villas at Winding Ridge. Finds the insurance policy is unambiguous and enforceable. Also finds no evidence that State Farm breached the policy or acted in bad faith when resolving the claim.

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Gary S. Williky
19-1243
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division. Judge William T. Lawrence.
Civil. Affirms the Indiana Southern District Court’s imposition of a judgment of $1,596,434 against Gary Williky. Finds the district court adequately assessed the value of Williky’s cooperation as a whistleblower. Also finds the district court did not abuse its discretion in deciding to impose a civil penalty of two times Williky’s avoided losses.

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