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‘Common burden’ permits equitable contribution claim (access required)

Where an insurer settled a claim in full after the circuit court ruled the insurer was primarily liable, the settling insurer can seek equitable contribution from the other insurer on the risk after the circuit court’s ruling was reversed on appeal. Facts Two insurers, collectively “Nationwide” and Erie, another insurer, sought a declaration in a coverage dispute ...