No. 11-3158.

735 F.3d 549 (2013)

NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. WHITE MOUNTAINS REINSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, now known as Sirius America Insurance Company, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided October 30, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James L. Craney , Attorney, T. Michael Ward , Attorney, Brown & James, St. Louis, MO, for Plaintiffs-Appellees.

Lawrence David Mason , Attorney, John Lee , Attorney, Segal, McCambridge, Singer & Mahoney, Chicago, IL, Michael E. Raub , Attorney, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, Urbana, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Janis M. Susler , Attorney, People's Law Office, Ronald H. Balso , Attorney, Stone, Pogrund & Korey LLC, Carrie A. Hall , Attorney, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Chicago, IL, for Defendants.

Before FLAUM and TINDER, Circuit Judges, and THARP, District Judge.

TINDER, Circuit Judge.

The wrongful convictions of Gordon Randy Steidl and Herbert Whitlock are a sad chapter in the history of Edgar County, Illinois. Steidl and Whitlock were convicted in 1987 of murdering a local married couple, and their convictions were largely based on the testimony of two supposed eyewitnesses who connected the two men to the crimes. Only long after Steidl's and Whitlock's convictions did a subsequent investigation reveal that much of the key...

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